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Table 1 Summary statistics for the overall sample (n = 51)

From: Household migration and children’s diet in Nepal: an exploratory study

  N (%), or mean Sd
Child’s age, months 15.73 5.33
Child is female 26 (51%)  
Mother’s education, years 9.88 3.55
Number of household members 5.73 2.42
Farming is a source of livelihood 35 (68.3%)  
Amount of land being farmed, kattha 9.65 10.92
Number of chickens and ducks 5.43 7.86
Number of livestock 2.41 2.68
Annual household income, %
 Below Rs. 25,000 1 (1.96%)  
 Between Rs 25,000–50,000 7 (13.73%)  
 Between Rs. 50,000–100,000 18 (35.29%)  
 Between Rs. 100,000–250,000 14 (27.45%)  
 Between Rs. 250,000–500,000 7 (13.73%)  
 More than Rs. 500,000 4 (7.84%)  
Caste/ethnic group, %
 Brahman, Chhetri 15 (29.41%)  
 Newar 13 (25.49%)  
 Janajati 10 (19.61%)  
 Hill Dalits 1 (1.96%)  
 Tarai Dalits 12 (23.53%)  
Diet diversity score 4.19 1.09
Diet diversity score at least 4 33 (64.7%)  
In the previous 24 h, the child was given…
 Grains 51 (100%)  
 Lentils 18 (35.29%)  
 Dairy 17 (33.33%)  
 Flesh 19 (37.25%)  
 Eggs 7 (13.73%)  
 Vitamin A vegetables 51 (100%)  
 Fruits 51 (100%)  
 Processed food 19 (37.25%)  
Number of times the child was breastfed in the previous 24 h 8.60 3.11
  1. This table represents the descriptive statistics for the 51 children included in the analysis. All variables were self-reported by the respondents