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Table 1 Sample size determination of MAD intake and factor associated with it among children aged 6–23 months in each Sub-Saharan Africa: based on 2010–2020 DHS

From: Minimum acceptable diet intake and its associated factors among children age at 6–23 months in sub-Saharan Africa: a multilevel analysis of the sub-Saharan Africa demographic and health survey

Sub-Saharan Africa Countries with Recent DHS report from 2010/11 to 2019/20
    Sample size
Regions Country DHS year Un weighted Weighted
East Africa countries Burundi 2016/17 4016 4145
Comoros 2012 727 728
Ethiopia 2016 2850 3032
Kenya 2014 2822 2610
Malawi 2015/16 4642 4664
Mozambique 2011 3158 3312
Rwanda 2014/15 1133 1159
Tanzania 2015/16 3159 3105
Uganda 2016 4391 4327
Zambia 2018 2851 2780
Zimbabwe 2015 1545 1599
Central Africa countries Angola 2015/16 4020 3706
Cameroon 2018 2673 2771
Chad 2014/15 2791 2878
DR Congo 2013/14 2572 2495
Congo 2011/12 1504 1339
Gabon 2012 1112 875
West Africa countries Benin 2017/18 3965 3968
Burkina Faso 2010 2080 2099
Ivory Coast 2011/12 1095 1090
Gambia 2013 1160 1134
Ghana 2014 879 864
Guinea 2018 1917 1867
Liberia 2019/20 1538 1359
Mali 2018 2751 2901
Niger 2012 1523 1588
Nigeria 2018 9211 9292
Senegal 2019 1349 1262
Sierra Leone 2019 2685 2669
Togo 2013/14 1063 1037
Southern Africa countries Lesotho 2014 468 464
Namibia 2013 644 596
South Africa 2016 843 827
  Total sample size 79,147 78, 542