Skip to main content

Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: A community-based cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of different bundles of nutrition-specific interventions in improving mean length-for-age z score among children at 24 months of age in rural Bangladesh: study protocol

Exclusion criteria for clusters
 • Similar nutrition interventions currently being implemented by either government or non-government agencies in the selected cluster
 • The cluster is too hard to reach
 • The cluster includes tea gardens. Communities in tea gardens comprise of unique ethnicity, culture and lifestyle for which our intervention is not customized.
Inclusion criteria for participants
 • All newly identified pregnant women aged 15 to 49 years
 • Gestational age ≤ 125 days
 • Permanent residents of the study area.
Exclusion criteria for participants
 • Woman could not recall last menstrual period (LMP).
 • Woman not a permanent resident of the study area