Table 1

Comparison of groups for whom birth weight was and was not available, and of mothers whose children were and were not followed up
Birth weight available Birth weight unavailable Followed up (data for mothers) Not followed up (data for mothers)
Infants (%) 17318 (100) 3122 (100) 1631 (100) 18809 (100)
Institutional delivery (%) 16894 (98) 686 (22)
Mean asset score (SD) 0.101 (0.983) −0.561 (0.903) 0.185 (0.948) −0.015 (1.002)
Asset quintile 1 (%) 2884 (17) 1203 (39) 208 (13) 3879 (21)
Asset quintile 2 (%) 3277 (19) 813 (26) 313 (19) 3777 (20)
Asset quintile 3 (%) 3549 (21) 549 (18) 348 (21) 3750 (20)
Asset quintile 4 (%) 3977 (22) 326 (10) 399 (24) 3904 (21)
Asset quintile 5 (%) 3631 (21) 231 (7) 363 (22) 3499 (19)
Maternal education
No schooling (%) 3825 (22) 1592 (51) 355 (22) 5062 (27)
Primary (%) 944 (5) 221 (7) 85 (5) 1080 (6)
Secondary (%) 10740 (62) 1215 (39) 1040 (64) 10915 (58)
Higher (%) 1809 (11) 94 (3) 151 (9) 1752 (9)
Religion
Hindu (%) 8583 (50) 1248 (40) 889 (54) 8942 (46)
Muslim (%) 7519 (43) 1787 (57) 597 (37) 8709 (48)
Other (%) 1216 (7) 87 (3) 145 (9) 1158 (6)

Das et al.

Das et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:100   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-100

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