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Table 2 Coping mechanism used by Fedis Woreda households for seasonal food shortage (multiple response is possible)

From: Magnitude and associated factors of household food insecurity in Fedis Woreda East Hararghe zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia

Coping mechanism Frequency of insecure HH
427 (58.5%)
Frequency of secure HH
303 (41.5)
Borrowed money/food from relatives/neighbors 187 (43.8) 96 (31.7)
Family members went to other places in search of jobs/migration 50 (11.7) 44 (14.5)
Sold asset 28 (6.6) 24 (7.9)
Worked for payment in kind/cash 15 (3.5) 17 (5.6)
Selling chat 181 (42.4) 101 (33.3)