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Table 2 Proportions of children meeting the WHO complementary feeding indicators in South Kivu (DRC), 2019, N = 742

From: Minimum acceptable diet among children aged 6–23 months in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variable Total
n (%)
Urban
n (%)
Rural
n (%)
Introduced solid, semi-solid or soft foods (children 6–7 months) 76/100 (76.0) 41/53 (77.3) 35/47 (74.5)
Took minimum meal frequency (children 6–23 months) ** 474/742 (63.9) 294/397 (74.0) 180/345 (52.2)
Took minimum dietary diversity (children 6–23 months) ** 250/742 (33.7) 179/397 (45.0) 71/345 (20.6)
Took minimum acceptable diet (children 6–23 months) ** 245/742 (33.0) 155/397 (39.0) 90/345 (26.0)
Consumed iron-rich foods (children 6–23 months) ** 372/742 (50.1) 227/397 (57.2) 145/345 (42.0)
  1. *: p < 0.05; **: p < 0.01