Table 2

Anthropometry among the different supplementation groups in the MINIMat trial study (n = 1634) in children from birth to 54 months

Nutritional status (Z score)

Early invitation food supplementation

Usual invitation food supplementation



Fe30F

Fe60F

MMS

All

Fe30F

Fe60F

MMS

All


At birth

WHZ

-0.88 ± 1.11

-0.97 ± 1.16

-0.87 ± 1.01

-0.91 ± 1.09

-0.93 ± .99

-0.90 ± 1.02

-0.86 ± 1.01

-0.89 ± 1.01

HAZ

-0.89 ± 1.12

-0.83 ± 1.05

-1.01 ± 1.08

-0.91 ± 1.08

-0.94 ± 1.12

-0.93 ± 1.05

-1.01 ± 1.12

-0.96 ± 1.09

WAZ

-1.27 ± 0.96

-1.27 ± 0.94

-1.35 ± 0.95

-1.29 ± .95

-1.33 ± .99

-1.33 ± 0.89

-1.34 ± 0.92

-1.33 ± 0.93

At 3 months

WHZ

-0.21 ± 1.01

-0.22 ± 1.03

-0.15 ± 1.16

-0.19 ± 1.07

-0.19 ± 1.28

-0.08 ± 1.14

-0.02 ± 1.12

-0.09 ± 1.18

HAZ

-1.31 ± 0.97

-1.28 ± 0.97

-1.37 ± 1.07

-1.32 ± 1.00

-1.32 ± 1.18

-1.37 ± 1.03

-1.46 ± 1.05

-1.38 ± 1.09

WAZ

-1.23 ± 0.99

-1.22 ± 0.96

-1.25 ± 0.97

-1.23 ± 0.97

-1.23 ± 1.12

-1.21 ± 1.04

-1.24 ± 1.03

-1.23 ± 1.06

At 6 months

WHZ

-0.29 ± 1.09

-0.29 ± 1.02

-0.25 ± 1.05

-0.28 ± 1.05

-0.20 ± 1.18

-0.19 ± 1.05

-0.17 ± 1.12

-0.19 ± 1.12

HAZ

-1.23 ± 0.98

-1.34 ± 0.93

-1.37 ± 0.98

-1.32 ± 0.97

-1.36 ± 1.09

-1.36 ± 1.03

-1.51 ± 1.01

-1.41 ± 1.05

WAZ

-1.06 ± 1.04

-1.12 ± 0.98

-1.12 ± 1.01

-1.10 ± 1.01

-1.08 ± 1.17

-1.07 ± 1.06

-1.15 ± 1.07

-1.09 ± 1.10

At 12 months

WHZ

-0.68 ± 1.03

-0.73 ± 0.95

-0.72 ± 1.03

-0.71 ± 1.00

-0.69 ± 1.19

-0.64 ± 0.95

-0.59 ± 1.09

-0.64 ± 1.08

HAZ

-1.59 ± 0.97

-1.65 ± 0.88

-1.72 ± 1.02

-1.65 ± 0.96

-1.67 ± 1.05

-1.73 ± 1.08

-1.78 ± 1.02

-1.73 ± 1.05

WAZ

-1.29 ± 1.05

-1.37 ± 0.95

-1.39 ± 1.09

-1.36 ± 1.03

-1.35 ± 1.17

-1.35 ± 1.05

-1.34 ± 1.09

-1.35 ± 1.11

At 18 months

WHZ

-0.92 ± 1.05

-0.86 ± 0.96

-0.92 ± 1.00

-0.90 ± 1.00

-0.98 ± 1.04

-0.87 ± .95

-0.82 ± 0.99

-0.89 ± 0.99

HAZ

-1.89 ± 0.96

-1.92 ± 0.92

-1.99 ± 1.05

-1.94 ± 0.98

-1.96 ± 1.07

-1.99 ± 1.09

-2.03 ± 1.06

-1.99 ± 1.07

WAZ

-1.57 ± 1.00

-1.55 ± 0.94

-1.63 ± 1.06

-1.58 ± 1.00

-1.66 ± 1.09

-1.60 ± 1.04

-1.57 ± 1.03

-1.61 ± 1.05

At 24 months

WHZ

-0.89 ± 0.96

-0.94 ± 0.93

-0.91 ± 0.96

-0.91 ± 0.95

-0.89 ± 1.00

-0.92 ± 0.91

-0.86 ± 0.95

-0.89 ± 0.95

HAZ

-1.91 ± 0.95

-1.92 ± 0.91

-1.99 ± 1.02

-1.94 ± .96

-1.99 ± 1.01

-2.02 ± 1.08

-2.06 ± 1.00

-2.03 ± 1.03

WAZ

-1.64 ± 0.96

-1.68 ± 0.89

-1.69 ± 1.02

-1.68 ± .96

-1.69 ± 1.05

-1.72 ± 1.02

-1.70 ± 0.98

-1.71 ± 1.02

At 54 months

WHZ

-1.28 ± 0.84

-1.28 ± 0.83

-1.27 ± 0.81

-1.28 ± 0.82

-1.36 ± 0.87

-1.25 ± 0.78

-1.24 ± 0.81

-1.28 ± 0.82

HAZ

-1.44 ± 0.87

-1.49 ± 0.83

-1.55 ± 0.92

-1.49 ± 0.87

-1.52 ± 0.94

-1.61 ± 0.98

-1.62 ± 0.91

-1.58 ± 0.94

WAZ

-1.71 ± 0.83

-1.74 ± 0.81

-1.78 ± 0.82

-1.74 ± 0.82

-1.81 ± 0.91

-1.79 ± 0.89

-1.79 ± 0.85

-1.80 ± 0.88


Data are means ± SD

Abbreviations: WHZ = Weight for Height Z-score, HAZ = Height for Age Z-score, WAZ = Weight for age Z-score; 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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