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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of the population (N = 1366)

From: Determinants of stunting in Indonesian children: evidence from a cross-sectional survey indicate a prominent role for the water, sanitation and hygiene sector in stunting reduction

  Proportion (%)
Mother’s age
 < 20 years 4.0
 20-29 years 51.5
 30-39 years 37.8
 ≥ 40 years 6.7
Mothers’ education
 No or incomplete primary education 14.4
 Completed primary education 16.8
 Completed junior high education 24.4
 Completed senior high education 44.5
Number of household members
 ≤ 4 people 40.3
 > 4 people 59.7
Household water, sanitation and hygiene
 Improved sanitary facility 61.1
 Safe disposal of child’s faeces 43.4
 Use of soap for handwashing 55.3
 Improved source of drinking water 31.6
 Treated water 90.0
Mother’s care during last pregnancy and delivery
 At least 4 antenatal care visits 93.3
 Antenatal care provided by doctor/midwife 95.3
 Antenatal care in a private or public health facility 96.5
Mother participates in household decisions
 Household purchases on food 88.7
 What food to cook for the household 89.5
 What food to give to child 95.2
 Seeking health care for child 86.4
Wealth quintile
 Lowest 21.5
 Second 20.3
 Third 20.0
 Fourth 18.7
 Highest 19.5