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Table 2 Women’s educational level, child health, and household practices

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

Women’s Education None or basic Some or completed primary Some or completed secondary None or basic Some or completed primary Some or completed secondary None or basic Some or completed primary Some or completed secondary
Survey time Vitamin A (% of children receiving) Deworming for children (% of children receiving) Availability of iodized salt (% of households)
Baseline 98 95 94 80 78 79 74 79 69
12 months 93 91 90 88 87 81 93 91 88
24 months 93 88 95 65 66 69 97 98 94
48 months 97 95 94 95 96 96 97 100 99
  Reported use of ORS for child past 2 weeks % of children reported in good health in past 2 weeks Number of days of child illness (past 2 wks)
Baseline 6 5 6 80 81 76 2.7 2.2 2.4
12 months 5 5 6 90 88 90 1.4 1.1 1.3
24 months 7 1 6 93 93 92 1.2 1.2 1.4
48 months 2 1 1 95 93 94 .57 .94 .92
  Kitchen garden (% of households)   % of children experiencing diarrhea episode past 2 weeks
Baseline 37 43 55     10 9 9
12 months 82 83 89     8 10 9
24 months 87 86 93     7 12 6
48 months 81 84 96     2 5 3