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Table 3 Risk of mortality before the age of five years by randomised food and micronutrient supplementation groups and after stratification into maternal schooling groups 1

From: Equity in adherence to and effect of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child mortality: results from the MINIMat randomized trial, Bangladesh

  Early invitation to prenatal food supplementation Usual invitation to prenatal food supplementation
30 mg iron + 400 μg folic acid 60 mg iron + 400 μg folic acid Multiple micro-nutrients 30 mg iron + 400 μg folic acid 60 mg iron + 400 μg folic acid Multiple micro-nutrients
  Hazard Ratio (95% CI)
All (n = 3625) 0.92 (0.57-1.5) 0.92 (0.57-1.5) 0.34 (0.18-0.66) 0.66 (0.39-1.1) 1.0 (reference) 1.1 (0.72-1.8)
Strata (n = 3591)a       
Mother’s schooling <6 years 0.86 (0.47-1.56) 0.79 (0.42-1.47) 0.26 (0.11-0.63) 0.71 (0.38-1.34) 1.0 (reference) 1.32 (0.76-2.30)
Mother’s schooling ≥6 years 0.56 (0.27-1.13) 0.65 (0.33-1.25) 0.28 (0.12-0.70) 0.28 (0.11-0.70) 0.54 (0.27-1.11) 0.45 (0.21-0.96)
  1. 1Adjusted for maternal age (years), parity and body mass index (kg/m2) at week 8 pregnancy.
  2. aInformation on schooling and asset scores is missing on 34/3625 women of them 3578 had information on maternal age (years), parity and body mass index (kg/m2) at week 8 pregnancy. Multiple micronutrients include 15 micronutrients, including 30 mg iron and 400 μg folic acid.