Table 1

Background characteristics of study participants
n %
Participant characteristics
Age of woman (mean ± SD: 26.15 ± 4.56)
≤ 25 2419 48.57
26-30 1712 34.38
> 30 849 17.05
Ethnicity
Kinh 2515 50.49
Minority 2466 49.51
Occupation
Other 966 19.39
Farmer 4017 80.61
Education (Highest grade completed)
0-5 410 8.23
6-9 2726 54.71
10-12 1250 25.09
Greater than 12 597 11.98
BMI(mean ± SD: 19.5 ± 1.9)
Underweight (BMI < 18.5 kg/m) 1580 31.71
Overweight (BMI > 23 kg/m) 249 5.00
Household characteristics
Food Insecurity Level
Moderate or severe 942 18.9
Mild 616 12.36
Secure 3425 68.73
Socioeconomic status
Poorest 995 20.01
Poorer 995 20.01
Average 994 19.99
Richer 995 20.01
Richest 994 19.99
Number of dependents
0 386 7.75
1 3697 74.19
2 or more 900 18.06

Nguyen et al.

Nguyen et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:126   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-126

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