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Table 3 Child’s perceived hunger, Nairobi informal settlements, Kenya, 2007

From: Food Security and Nutritional Outcomes among Urban Poor Orphans in Nairobi, Kenya

  Never Sometimes Often Always
Frequency of going to school/staying hungry in the morning (%)
By orphan status p = 0.030    
 Orphan 49.3 32.7 12.3 5.8
 Non-orphan 56.4 30.5 9.8 3.4
By orphan type p = 0.260    
 Paternal 46.2 35.1 12.8 5.9
 Maternal 60.0 27.4 9.5 3.2
 Double 47.7 29.2 13.9 9.2
Frequency of staying hungry during the day (%)
By orphan status p = 0.170    
 Orphan 55.2 35.4 7.7 1.7
 Non-orphan 61.6 30.6 6.3 1.6
By orphan type p = 0.550    
 Paternal 53.6 36.0 8.2 2.3
 Maternal 61.1 30.5 8.4 0.0
 Double 53.9 40.0 4.6 1.5
Frequency of sleeping hungry (%)
By orphan status p = 0.140    
 Orphan 55.1 38.1 5.8 1.1
 Non-orphan 61.7 32.8 4.6 0.9
By orphan type p = 0.090    
 Paternal 52.1 39.3 7.5 1.0
 Maternal 67.4 29.5 2.1 1.1
 Double 50.8 44.6 3.1 1.5