Table 1

Baseline characteristics of mothers and households (n = 1634) with different supplementation groups in the MINIMat trial study

Characteristics

Early invitation food supplementation

N (%)

Usual invitation food supplementation

n (%)



Fe30F

Fe60F

MMS

All

Fe30F

Fe60F

MMS

All


Age

< 20 years

38/258 (14.7)

43/291 (14.8)

36/290 (12.4)

117/839(13.9)

36/260(13.8)

34/275(12.4)

47/260(18.1)

117/795(14.7)

20-29 years

154/258 (59.7)

162/291 (55.7)

164/290 (56.6)

480/839(57.2)

146/260(56.2)

163/275(59.3)

147/260(56.5)

456/795(57.4)

≥ 30 years

66/258 (25.6)

86/291 (29.6)

90/290 (31.0)

242/839(28.8)

78/260(30.0)

78/275(28.4)

66/260(25.4)

222/795(27.9)

BMI at 8 week (kg/m2)

< 18.5

68/256 (26.6)

81/290 (27.9)

80/289 (27.7)

229/835(27.4)

78/260(30.0)

76/274(27.7)

66/260(25.4)

220/794(27.7)

≥ 18.5

188/256 (73.4)

209/290 (72.1)

209/289 (72.3)

606/835(72.6)

182/260(70.0)

198/274(72.3)

194/260(74.6)

574/794(72.3)

Education

No Education

78/258 (30.2)

85/291 (29.2)

104/290 (35.9)

267/839(31.8)

79/260(30.4)

97/275(35.3)

75/260(28.8)

251/795(31.6)

Education (read or write)

180/258 (69.8)

206/291 (70.8)

186/290 (64.1)

572/839(68.2)

181/260(69.6)

178/275(64.7)

185/260(71.2)

544/795(68.4)

Parity

1

73/182 (40.1)

71/204 (34.8)

89/219 (40.6)

233/605(38.5)

76/190(40.0)

73/208(35.1)

77/178(43.3)

226/576(39.2)

2

61/182 (33.5)

77/204 (37.7)

61/219 (27.9)

199/605(32.9)

59/190(31.1)

79/208(38.0)

56/178(31.5)

194/576(33.7)

3 or more

48/182 (26.4)

56/204 (27.5)

69/219 (31.5)

173/605(28.6)

55/190(28.9)

56/208(26.9)

45/178(25.3)

156/576(27.1)

Gestational age

< 37 weeks

14/258 (5.4)

17/291 (5.8)

20/290 (6.9)

51/839(6.1)

19/260(7.3)

16/275(5.8)

12/260(4.6)

47/795(5.9)

≥ 37 weeks

244/258 (94.6)

274/291 (94.2)

270/290 (93.1)

788/839(93.9)

241/260(92.7)

259/275(94.2)

248/260(95.4)

748/795(94.1)

Household

Socioeconomic status: quintiles

Q1+Q2

103/258 (39.9)

115/291 (39.5)

129/290 (44.5)

347/839(41.4)

103/260(39.6)

118/275(42.9)

106/260(40.8)

327/795(41.1)

Q3

65/258 (25.2)

57/291 (19.6)

57/290 (19.7)

179/839(21.3)

47/260(18.1)

57/275(20.7)

52/260(20.0)

156/795(19.6)

Q4+Q5

90/258 (34.9)

119/291 (40.9)

104/290 (35.9)

313/839(37.3)

110/260(42.3)

100/275(36.4)

102/260(39.2)

312/795(39.2)


Q1 lowest quintile (poor); Q5 highest quintile (rich)

Fe30F = 30 mg iron and 400 μg of folic acid; Fe60F = 60 mg iron and 400 μg of folic acid; MMS = multiple micronutrients, 15 micronutrients including 30 mg iron and 400 μg of folic acid;

Khan et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:134   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-134

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