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Table 1 % of children stunted, underweight, and wasted in relation to educational level attained by adults in the household

From: Women’s education level amplifies the effects of a livelihoods-based intervention on household wealth, child diet, and child growth in rural Nepal

  % Stunted % Underweight % Wasted
Baseline 48 months Baseline 48 months Baseline 48 months
Any Adult in Household
 None 50 50 63 83 31 16
 Primary 35 25 47 39 21 13
 Secondary 29 19* 47 31** 29 9^
Men’s Education
 None 37 26 52 56 17 34
 Primary 34 28 46 36 21 13
 Secondary 29 17** 47 33** 32 8^
Women’s Education
 None 45 32 55 35* 20 17
 Primary 30 25 46 39 24 9***
 Secondary 24 15 43 31 33 10^
Mother’s Education
 None 38 33 53 36 23 3**
 Primary 30 18 45 23* 27 5**
 Secondary 22 8 38 25 31 4**
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001, ^p < .0001 (for comparisons between baseline and 48 months)