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Table 2 Types of foods given to children aged 6–23 months a day before the interview, EDHS, 2016

From: Determinants of inadequate minimum dietary diversity among children aged 6–23 months in Ethiopia: secondary data analysis from Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2016

Food groups Age of a child (months) N
6–11 12–17 18–23
n % n % n %
Grain, roots and tubers 519 28 734 39.7 596 32.3 1849
Legumes and nuts 186 30 233 38 194 32 613
Dairy products 403 35.4 411 36.1 324 28.5 1138
Flesh foods 46 18.4 122 48.8 82 32.8 250
Eggs 154 31.3 189 38.4 149 30.3 492
Vitamin A-rich fruits and vegetables 206 25.1 346 42.1 269 32.8 822
Other fruits and vegetables 142 28.1 204 40.3 160 31.6 506
Total 1514   2239   1774   5057