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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of under five children, EDHS 2016

From: Overweight and obesity among children under five in Ethiopia: further analysis of 2016 national demographic health survey: a case control study

Characteristics Cases (N = 224) n (%) Controls (N = 448) n (%)
Place of residence
 Urban 74 (33.0) 66 (14.7)
 Rural 150 (67.0) 382 (85.3)
Region
 Tigray 16 (7.1) 42 (9.4)
 Afar 11 (4.9) 42 (9.4)
 Amhara 15 (6.7) 47 (10.5)
 Oromia 46 (20.5) 71 (15.8)
 Ethio-Somalia 18 (8.0) 54 (12.5)
 Benishangul-Gumz 14 (6.2) 35 (7.8)
 SNNPR 43 (19.2) 68 (15.2)
 Gambela 8 (3.6) 31 (6.9)
 Hareri 12 (5.4) 15 (3.3)
 Addis Ababa 32 (14.3) 16 (3.6)
 Dire Dawa 9 (4.1) 25 (5.6)
Sex of child
 Boys 129 (57.6) 215 (48.0)
 Girls 95 (42.4) 233 (52.0)
Birth rank
 Low birth rank 141 (62.9) 218 (48.7)
 High birth rank 83 (37.1) 230 (51.3)
Age of child
 Less than 6 months 46 (20.5) 43 (9.6)
 6–24 months 78 (34.8) 108 (24.1)
 24–59 months 100 (44.6) 297 (66.3)