Trends And Predictores Of Approprate Commplementary Food Practice Pdf
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Metrics details. Poor complementary feeding of children aged 6—23 months contributes to the characteristics negative growth trends and deaths observed in developing countries.
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Editor who approved publication: Dr Chandrika Piyathilake. Consumption of a minimum of four from the seven food groups is described as a minimum for dietary diversity. Nearly two-thirds of malnutrition-related child mortality is due to inappropriate feeding practice during the first two years of life. In Ethiopia, only five percent of children aged 6— 23 months received a minimum diversity diet. Therefore, this study was intended to assess the predictors of minimum diversified diet feeding practice among mothers having children aged 6— 23 months, in Goba Town, Southeast Ethiopia.
A total of study subjects were selected using systematic random sampling technique. A pretested interviewer administered questionnaire was used to collect the data. Data were entered to EpiData3. Results: The proportion of children receiving minimum dietary diversity was Conclusion: Almost forty percent received minimum dietary diversity among the study subjects. Attending postnatal visit and having growth-monitoring follow-up were factors associated with minimal meal frequency practice.
Encouraging mothers to attend postnatal care visits and frequently bring their children to growth-monitoring follow-up is highly recommended. Keywords: children, minimum dietary diversity, Goba Town. Minimum dietary diversity is described as the proportion of children aged 6—23 months who, within 24 hours, consumed at least four of the seven food groups, to meet a balanced diet.
These seven food groups include: grains, roots and tubers, legumes and nuts, dairy products, flesh foods, eggs, vitamin A-rich fruits, and vegetables, and other fruits and vegetables. The magnitude of under-nutrition is higher in regions of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Feeding a diversified diet was significantly associated with level of education of mothers, 16 — 20 income, 16 , 18 , 21 post-natal care visit, 19 , 21 — 25 age of child, 23 , 26 , 27 media exposure, 28 , 29 birth order, 17 , 30 and child growth and monitoring follow-up.
In the study area there was no research conducted on magnitude and predictors of minimum dietary diversity feeding practices. The unique feature of this study is that dietary diversity affectduring holidays and market days, data were not collected on these days and it helps to identify the usual practice of diversified diet. Therefore, this study was aimed at determining the magnitude of minimum dietary diversity feeding practices and its predictors among mothers of children aged 6—23 months residing in Goba town considering these days.
A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted from April to May in Goba town, Southeast Ethiopia. Goba town is located in Bale zone, km away from the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.
The climatic condition of the town is high land with the altitude of m above sea level. According to the Goba town health office report, the town has a total population of 46, of which are under-five children.
The source population was mothers with children aged 6—23 months, living in the study area. Sample size was calculated using single population proportion formula. Then, the sample size calculated was Study subjects were selected from the gots smaller administrative unit, smaller than kebele of selected kebeles smallest administrative unit using systematic random sampling technique using health extension registration book as a frame.
In cases where mother—child pairs were not available at home, again another visit was made. The data were collected using interviewer administered questionnaire. The tools used comprised of socio-demographic characteristics of the child and the family, child and mother health service utilization, and feeding practice. Five clinical nurses and a public health officer were selected as data collectors and supervisor, respectively.
Minimum dietary diversity score MDDS was assessed using h recall method. Open recall method was to collect the data for all food groups and drinks consumed during the past 24 hours. Mothers were asked to mention food groups and drinks that she gave to her child during the previous day of the survey. Diversified diet score was calculated based on seven food groups which contain grains, legumes, dairy products, flesh foods, eggs, vitamin A rich fruits and vegetables, and other fruits and vegetables.
Receiving of at least four from the seven food groups by children of aged 6—23 months during the past 24 hours preceding the survey. The care provided by health professionals to pregnant women in order to ensure the health of both mother and baby during pregnancy.
Includes services provided to women and newborns immediately after delivery and up to six weeks for both mother and baby after delivery. The tools were initially prepared in English then translated from English to Afan Oromo local language and then retranslated to English language. Data collectors were fluent speakers of Afan Oromo local language.
Training was given for data collectors and supervisor for two days on the objective, relevance of the study and confidentiality of information.
The questionnaires were checked, cleaned, coded and entered to EpiData3. A binary logistic regression model was primarily used to see the association of independent variables with minimum dietary diversity practice. Variables that had association with minimum dietary diversity feeding at p-value of less than 0. Out of study subjects participated, making a response rate of In this study, The age categories of children were The highest dietary recall The mean age of mothers was 32 years, with nearly one third More than of half More than half, About Beside that Magnitude of children who receivedmet the diversified diet score was Around Owning a television, owning a radio, maternal occupation, occupation of father, place of delivery, following growth-monitoring, attending antenatal care and attending postnatal care visits were independent predictors significantly associated with dietary diversity score in bi-variable regression analysis.
However, in multiple logistic analysis postnatal care visit 1. The magnitude of children who received minimum diversified food was The result of the present study is comparable with other studies done in Khalkhal city, North West Iran However, this result is higher than other studies done in Odisha in India After controlling the effect of confounding variables in multivariable regression analysis postnatal care service visit and child growth and monitoring follow-up were factors associated with dietary diversity practice.
Postnatal care service attendance was significantly associated with feeding practice of diversified foods. Odds of feeding diversified diet were 1. Mothers who took their child to a health facility for growth-monitoring follow-ups were 1. The present study was comparable with a study conducted in Dabat district in Northwest Ethiopia.
This could be due to the fact that growth monitoring follow-up has potential opportunity for getting health and nutritional knowledge. Not all mothers used these services due to reasons such as lack of knowledge and attitude toward the service. Health workers, health extension workers and community volunteers play a great role in improving these services during thehome visits of these mothers.
The study strength was data were not collected during holidays and market days and its limitation was that as 24 hours recall of dietary feeding was used, recall biasmight exist. Even though feeding of a diversified diet practice of infant and young children aged 6—23 months was slightly higher than previous studies done in Ethiopia, it is still lower than many African countries.
Attending postnatal care visit and child growth-monitoring follow-up monthly at a health facility were factors associated with minimum dietary diversity feeding practice. The data sets of the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
Verbal informed consent was obtained from all study participants and it is acceptable and approved by the Madda Walabu University, Goba Referral Hospital, this study was conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. We would like to thank study participants, data collectors, supervisors and Goba town health office. Both authors made a significant contribution to the work reported, whether that is in the conception, study design, execution, acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation, or in all these areas; took part in drafting, revising or critically reviewing the article; gave final approval of the version to be published; have agreed on the journal to which the article has been submitted; and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.
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