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Table 3 Health worker IYCF knowledge scores

From: Can complex programs be sustained? A mixed methods sustainability evaluation of a national infant and young child feeding program in Bangladesh and Vietnam

  Intervention area Comparison area Difference in score points (intervention vs. comparison)1 [SE]
Bangladesh n = 300 n = 300  
Health worker IYCF knowledge score Average: 88.9%
Range: 47.4–100%
Average: 70.7% Range: 42.1–100% 13.51*** points [0.73]
Vietnam n = 44 n = 24  
Health worker IYCF knowledge score Average: 83.0%
Range: 52.6–100%
Average: 68.0%
Range: 52.6–89.5%
10.98*** points [3.31]
  1. SE: standard error
  2. IYCF: infant and young child feeding
  3. Level of significance: * < 0.05, ** < 0.01, *** < 0.001
  4. 1 Linear regression model (OLS) that includes fixed effects (division-level in Bangladesh, province-level in Vietnam) and covariates: worker age, years of experience, years of education. Standard errors in brackets (clustered at lowest sampling unit level in Bangladesh)