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Table 1 Description of variables

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in food insecurity and malnutrition among under-five children: within and between-group inequalities in Zimbabwe

Child sex Recorded as; 0 male and 1 female
Child age groups Recoded as: 0 neonate (1 day-1 month), 1 infant (1 month-24 months) and 2 young child (24 months–59 months)
Mothers’ education Recoded as; 0 no education, 1 primary, tertiary educated
Wealth index Recoded into 3 categories as; 0 Poor (poorer & poorest), 1 Middle, 2 Rich (richer & richest)
Urban-rural residence Recoded 1 for urban and 2 for rural location