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Table 3 Comparison of food groups fed to Post-Program and Comparison group children in the previous 24-h based on two days of recalla

From: Maternal participation in a nutrition education program in Uganda is associated with improved infant and young child feeding practices and feeding knowledge: a post-program comparison study

  Post-Program (N = 61) Comparison (N = 61) P-value (2-tail) P-value Adjustedb
Cereals, roots, tubers, and matoke 98.3% 91.7% 0.090 0.126
Vitamin A-Rich fruits and vegetables 8.2% 5% 0.479 0.747
Other vegetables 95.1% 53.3% < 0.001c <0.001c
Legumes, pulses, nuts 65.6% 50% 0.083 0.836
Meat, poultry, fish 39.3% 31.7% 0.377 0.010c
Fats, oils 88.5% 63.3% 0.001c 0.013c
Dairy 1.6% 3.2% 0.559 0.079
Eggs 3.3% 0% 0.157 NAd
  1. aValue shown are number (percentage). Individuals were considered to consume a food group if a minimum of 1 g was consumed on the first day of recall
  2. bAdjusted for presence of father in the home, maternal education, primary means of food acquisition, type of material in respondent’s home, and underweight status of the child
  3. cDifference was significant, p < 0.05 for a two-tailed test of proportions
  4. dNA Adjust not possible since group member predicts outcome perfectly for egg consumption