Some corrections for the readers of this article Md Rafiqul Islam, University of Newcastle 18 February 2015 We would request the readers of this very important paper to consider few corrections such as author Md. Monirul Islam's name is incorrectly spelled and this should be Md. Munirul Islam. Also in Table 1 for 'Infant column', of the characteristics titled "Food given in past 24 hours at 6 months"; the values for each indicators under this characteristic is dropped by one line. We apologise for this inconvenience Competing interests I declare that there is no competing interest.