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Table 3 Food Groups of Young Children in the last 24 Hours Prior to Data Collection Date at Baseline, Midpoint and End point, Southern Ethiopia, 2016

From: Scaled-up nutrition education on pulse-cereal complementary food practice in Ethiopia: a cluster-randomized trial

Food group Baseline
N (%)
Midpoint
N (%)
End point
N (%)
IG CG IG CG IG CG
  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cereal & root crops 236 (76.9) 273 (86.9) 281 (91.5) 281 (89.5) 304 (99) 312 (99.4)
Pulse & nuts 96 (31.3) 121 (38.5) 189 (61.1) 135 (43) 264 (86) 81 (25.8)
Milk & milk group 27 (8.8) 12 (3.8) 31 (10.1) 10 (3.2) 134 (43.6) 128 (40.8)
Meat & organ meat 0 0 0 0 4 (1.3) 6 (1.9)
Egg 27 (8.8) 12 (3.8) 42 (13.7) 64 (20.4) 147 (47.9) 168 (53.5)
Vitamin A rich fruits and vegetables 0 0 105 (34.2) 74 (23.6) 192 (62.5) 198 (63.1)
Other fruits and vegetables 265 (86.3) 283 (90.1) 116 (37.8) 133 (42.4) 106 (34.5) 99 (31.5)
Mean Diet Diversity Score 2.1 ± 1.0 2.2 ± 0.8 2.5 ± 0.8 2.2 ± 0.9 3.7 ± 1.4 3.2 ± 1.4
  1. IG Intervention Group (n = 307), CG Control Group (n = 314)