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Table 1 Demographic indicators in a sample of 400 households with children aged 1-2 years

From: Assessment of the knowledge and attitude of infants’ mothers from Bushehr (Iran) on food security using anthropometric indicators in 2016: a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency %
Mother’s job* Housewife 324 81
Employed Employee 73 18.3
Housewifery 47 11.8
Self-employed 1 3
Mother’s education Illiterate 5 1.3
Primary education 18 4.5
Under diploma 40 10
Diploma 164 41
Bachelor and higher 173 43.3
Father’s education Illiterate 2 0.5
Primary education 29 7.3
Under diploma 51 12.8
Diploma 153 38.3
Bachelor and higher 165 41.3
Father’s job Employee 172 43
Worker 33 8.3
Self-employed 192 48
Unemployed 2 0.5
Income < 5 million IRR 49 12.2
5-10 million IRR 133 33.3
10-20 million IRR 160 40
20 million IRR 58 14.5
Type of house Owner 218 54.5
Rented 151 37.8
Living with other family members 30 7.5
Marital status Married 395 98.8
Divorced 1 0.3
Widow 2 0.5
Living apart 2 0.5
Under coverage of supportive organ Yes 8 2
No 392 98
Child sex  Girl 215 53.8
 Boy 185 46.3
Number of children 1 165 41.3
2 173 43.3
3 54 13.5
4 6 1.5
5 1 0.3
6 1 0.3