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Table 3 Pile sorting of child care activities (n = 60 respondents)

From: Integrated agriculture programs to address malnutrition in northern Malawi

  Pre-recipe days Post-recipe days
Childcare activities Mainly wives (%) Mainly husbands (%) Done almost equally (%) Mainly wives (%) Mainly husbands (%) Done almost equally(%)
Bathing child 60 (100) - - 58 (97) - 2 (3)a
Changing diaper 60 (100) - - 60 (100) - -
Cooking for child 60 (100) - - 54 (90) - 6 (10)a
Feeding child 60 (100) - - 52 (87) - 8 (13)a
Doing laundry 60 (100) - - 58 (97) - 2 (3)a
Playing with child 60 (100) - - 7 (12) 1 (1.7) 52 (87)a
Taking child to under-five clinic 60 (100) - - 57 (95) - 3 (5)a
Going to hospital with the child 15 (25) - 45(75) 10 (17) 2(3) 48 (80)a
Nursing sick child 58 (97) - 2 (3) 55 (92) - 5 (8)a
  1. aindicates reported change in practice