Table 5

Effectiveness of the intervention on the dietary diversity of children under two years of age
Author, Year Outcome Intervention (%) Control (%) P-value
1. Santos I, 2001 Dietary diversity at 18 months N = 206 N = 216 P-value
     Egg yolk     19.20     8.20 P < 0.01
     Shredded chicken and beef     15.50     6.30 P < 0.01
     Chicken liver     20.50     6.80 P < 0.001
     Oil, margarine or butter     16.90     0.50 P < 0.001
2. Bhandari N, 2004 Dietary diversity at 18 months N = 435 N = 394
     Cereal legume gruel or mix     49.6     31.7 P < 0.001
     Milk cereal gruels or mix     133.3     14.9 P < 0.001
     Undiluted milk     60.5     12.9 P < 0.001
     Added oil/butter     24.1     5.8 P < 0.001
     Snacks     58.2     54.1
     Commercially available bread     23.0     10.7 P < 0.001
     Home-made bread     82.1     86.3
     Rice     8.3     7.6
     Potatoes     29.0     22.1 P < 0.001
     Legumes     29.7     23.9 P < 0.01
     Milk     98.6     95.9
     Vegetables     26.0     24.1
     Fruits     144.8     40.4
3. Penny ME, 2005 Dietary diversity at18 months N = 171 N = 167
Egg, chicken liver or fish     64.0     57.0
4. Zaman S, 2008 Dietary diversity at 18 months N = 126 N = 131
     Eggs     47.6     26.7
     Chicken/beef/mutton     60.3     39.7
     Liver     30.9     19.9
     Added ghee/butter/oil     53.9     38.2
     Thick kitchuri     65.9     44.3
5. Shi L, 2010 Dietary diversity at 12 months N = 256 N = 234
     Bread, rice, noodles     100     98.3
     Roots or tubers     90.9     73.8
     Yellow/orange foods     97.2     76.7
     Green leafy vegetables     97.6     87.9
     Beans/peas/lentils     92.1     67.2
     Fruits     99.6     96.6
     Eggs     98.8     92.2
     Meat or organ meats     96.9     58.2
     Cooking oils/fats     96.5     79.7
6. Kilaru G, 2005 Dietary diversity at 11 months N = 173 N = 69
     At least 5 different groups     42.0     19.0 P = 0.01
7. Vazir S, 2012 Dietary diversity at 15 months N = 170 N = 168
     Rice     99.5     94.9
     Goat/chicken liver     38.0     13.1
     Goat meat     43.5     33.0
     Poultry     37.5     18.9
     Banana     79.3     61.9
     Buffalo milk     81.5     72.7
     Egg     73.9     54.0
     Spinach     42.4     29.5
     Pulses     89.7     71.6
     Added fat     42.4     29.5

Sunguya et al.

Sunguya et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:66   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-66

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