Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the study participants (mothers of the under 5 years children) in four selected unions of one rural district, Bangladesh, 2015

CharacteristicsParticipated mothers (n=20)Selected male children (n=9)Selected female children (n=11)
Age (years)
 No education615
 >5 years of schooling954
 5–>10 years of schooling532
Age (years) at marriage
Husbands’ (of participants) occupation
 Rickshaw/van puller624
 Driver (auto-rickshaw)321
Number of children <5 years
Age (months) of targeted children