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Table 1 General characteristics of the subjects

From: Factors associated with child hunger among food insecure households in Bangladesh

Variables (N) n (%)
Amount of rice consumed (9369) mean (SD) 12.93 (6.37)
Child hunger (11428)
  Overall 1086 (9.51)
  Severe hunger 109 (0.95)
Seasonality of child hunger
  Post-aman 210 (8.40)
  Monsoon 428 (9.50)
  Post-aus 448 (10.13)
Place of residence (14712)
  Rural 13857 (94.19)
  Urban 855 (5.81)
Sex of the household head (14712)
  Male 13641 (92.72)
  Female 1071 (7.28)
Education level of household head (14684)
  No formal education 7539 (51.34)
  Below secondary school certificate 6360 (43.31)
  Secondary school certificate complete and above 785 (5.35)
Occupation of primary earner of the household (9369)
  Farmer 1508 (16.10)
  Day laborer 5558 (59.32)
  Businessman 1233 (13.16)
  Professional 769 (8.21)
  Others 301 (3.21)
Household food insecurity status (14712)
  Mild food insecurity 1632 (11.09)
  Moderate food insecurity 1172 (7.97)
  Severe food insecurity 11908 (80.94)
Women education status (14712)
  No educated women in the household 2356 (16.01)
  At least one educated women in the household 12356 (83.99)
Asset index (14712)
  1st quintile 3772 (25.64)
  2nd quintile 3874 (26.33)
  3rd quintile 3226 (21.93)
  4th quintile 2145 (14.58)
  5th quintile 1695 (11.52)