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Table 2 Baseline characteristics and health of participants by day of test meal

From: Acceptability and utilization of a lipid-based nutrient supplement formulated for pregnant women in rural Niger: a multi-methods study

Test day, (n) June 2014 (Ramadan) September 2014 (non-Ramadan)
Day 1 (26) Day 2 (26) Day 1 (28) Day 2 (27)
Participant characteristics
 Age, Mean (SD) 29.5 (7.5) 27.9 (7.8) 27.7 (7.8)
 Previous pregnancies, Mean (SD) 5.5 (2.9) 5.3 (3.2) 5.2 (3.1)
Reported Illness in previous 24 h, n (%)
 Runny nose 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (3.6) 1 (3.7)
 Cough 4 (15.4) 3 (11.5) 3 (10.7) 1 (3.7)
 Difficulty breathing 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Diarrhea 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Fever 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Vomiting/nausea 1 (3.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Ear infection 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Othera 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (7.1) 0 (0.0)
 Usual appetite on test day, n (%) 26 (100.0) 26 (100.0) 28 (100.0) 27 (100.0)
  1. aOther illnesses reported on Day 1 (September 2014) were anemia (n = 1) and cold (n = 1)