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Table 3 Nutrition related characteristics of pregnant women attending antenatal care in Dera District health facilities, Ethiopia, 2015

From: Magnitude and associated factors of anemia among pregnant women in Dera District: a cross-sectional study in northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
MUAC
 Undernourished (MUAC < 23 cm) 125 35.8
 Normal (MUAC ≥ 23 cm) 223 64.1
Meal frequency in the previous 24 h
 Twice 86 24.7
 Three times 199 57.2
 Four and above times 63 18.1
History of iron supplementation for the current pregnancy
 Yes 303 87.1
 No 45 12.9
Eating vegetables food groups at least once per week
 Yes 156 44.8
 No 192 55.2
Eating animal source food at least once per week
 Yes 115 67
 No 233 33