TABLE 1

Baseline Characteristics, by Trial Arm

Control (n = 82)Eggs (n = 78)
Child
 Age, mo7.7 (1.2)7.4 (1.1)
 Female, %43 (52)30 (39)
 First born, %34 (42)32 (41)
Maternal
 Maternal age, y25.6 (7.0)25.2 (6.4)
 Teenage mother (19 y or less), %19 (23)17 (22)
 Education completed, y9.2 (3.3)8.8 (2.8)
 Mother employed outside home, %34 (41)39 (50)
Caregiver reporting, %
 Mothers69 (84)66 (85)
 Grandmothers7 (2)5 (3)
 Aunts3 (4)4 (5)
 Fathers2 (2)2 (3)
 Sisters1 (1)1 (1)
Household
 No. of household members6.2 (2.4)6.1 (2.0)
 Food production, %
  Any crops70 (85)64 (82)
   Tubers64 (78)57 (73)
   Legumes41 (50)31 (40)
   Fruit or vegetables44 (54)38 (49)
 Livestock ownership, %
  Any livestock68 (83)67 (86)
   Poultry48 (59)45 (58)
   Cows32 (39)30 (39)
   Sheep, goats15 (18)18 (23)
   Guinea pigs, rabbits50 (61)50 (64)
 Conditional cash transfer program (Bono de Desarrollo Humano), %21 (26)19 (24)
 Improved water source, %81 (99)77 (99)
 Treat water, %61 (74)55 (71)
 Flush toilet, %76 (93)67 (86)
 Gas or electricity cooking fuel, %70 (85)65 (83)
  • Data are mean (SD) or no. (%).