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Table 4 Pile sorting of household tasks (n = 60 respondents)

From: Integrated agriculture programs to address malnutrition in northern Malawi

  Pre-recipe days Post recipe days
Household Task Mainly wives (%) Mainly husbands (%) Done almost equally (%) Mainly wives (%) Mainly husbands (%) Done almost equally (%)
Laundry 60 (100) - - 56 (93) - 4 (7)a
Herding livestock - 60 (100) - - 60 (100) -
Constructing pit latrine - 60 (100) - - 60 (100) -
Shopping 11 (18) 12 (20) 37 (62) - - 60 (100)a
Ironing - 13 (21) 47 (70) - 8 (13) 52 (87)
Sweeping 48 (80) - 12(20) 27(45) 2(3) 31 (52)
Cooking 60 (100) - - 54 (90) - 6 (10) a
Farming - 12 (20) 48 (80) - 4 (7) 46 (93)
Pounding maize 60 (100) - - 60 (100) - -
Caring for livestock - 19 (31) 41 (68) - - 60 (100)
Fetching firewood 60 (100) - - 58 (97) - 2 (3) a
Earning money - 36 (60) 24 (40) - - 60 ()
Going to maize mill 56 (93) - 4 (7) 48 (80) 2(3) 10 (17) a
Drawing water 60 (100) - - 52 (87) - 8 (13) a
Washing Dishes 60 (100) - -   58(97) -
  1. aindicates reported change in practice