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Table 5 Feeding of sample child by age and experimental arm1

From: The effect of a micronutrient powder home fortification program on anemia and cognitive outcomes among young children in rural China: a cluster randomized trial

Food fed the previous day: 6–11 months 12–17 months 18–23 months 24–29 months
Control Group
(n = 285)
MNP Group2
(n = 549)
P3 Control Group
(n = 514)
MNP Group2
(n = 989)
P3 Control Group
(n = 510)
MNP Group2
(n = 988)
P3 Control Group
(n = 511)
MNP Group2
(n = 968)
P3
Meat or fish 18.3 (52) 18.4 (101) 0.94 34.8 (179) 39.1 (386) 0.09 51.0 (210) 51.1 (505) 0.89 56.2 (287) 57.2 (553) 0.62
Beans, nuts, or seed products 17.9 (51) 18.0 (99) 0.90 26.9 (138) 26.6 (263) 0.78 36.5 (186) 35.1 (347) 0.45 42.3 (216) 38.6 (374) 0.13
Milk products 57.9 (165) 60.1 (330) 0.46 78.4 (402) 81.0 (801) 0.19 82.1 (417) 81.7 (806) 0.79 67.1 (343) 72.9 (704) 0.03*
Eggs 33.7 (96) 30.6 (168) 0.39 45.3 (233) 47.1 (465) 0.43 44.1 (225) 47.7 (471) 0.20 45.1 (230) 46.7 (452) 0.47
Vegetables and fruits rich in Vitamin A 55.3 (157) 54.8 (300) 0.84 73.0 (375) 78.9 (779) 0.02* 80.6 (411) 81.8 (807) 0.60 80.8 (413) 84.6 (819) 0.07
Other vegetables and fruits 47.7 (136) 45.0 (247) 0.44 59.0 (303) 61.3 (606) 0.43 69.8 (306) 68.5 (677) 0.71 69.2 (353) 67.1 (649) 0.32
Grains 85.6 (244) 86.3 (474) 0.77 94.8 (487) 95.2 (941) 0.78 97.8 (498) 97.4 (962) 0.55 97.9 (500) 99.1 (960) 0.07
  1. Data are presented as % (n) for categorical variables
  2. 1 We only collected detail information of diet for cohort 2 in the baseline (child aged 6–11 months), but for child aged 12–30 months, we collected detailed information of diet for cohort 1 and cohort 2
  3. 2MNP = Multiple Micronutrient Powder
  4. 3 P-values from tests of the null hypothesis of no difference between MNP and control groups, adjusted for cohort and county fixed effects and clustering within villages *p-value < 0.05 significant