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TABLE 1

Baseline Characteristics, by Trial Arm

Control (n = 82)Eggs (n = 78)
Child   
 Age, mo 7.7 (1.2) 7.4 (1.1) 
 Female, % 43 (52) 30 (39) 
 First born, % 34 (42) 32 (41) 
Maternal   
 Maternal age, y 25.6 (7.0) 25.2 (6.4) 
 Teenage mother (19 y or less), % 19 (23) 17 (22) 
 Education completed, y 9.2 (3.3) 8.8 (2.8) 
 Mother employed outside home, % 34 (41) 39 (50) 
Caregiver reporting, %   
 Mothers 69 (84) 66 (85) 
 Grandmothers 7 (2) 5 (3) 
 Aunts 3 (4) 4 (5) 
 Fathers 2 (2) 2 (3) 
 Sisters 1 (1) 1 (1) 
Household   
 No. of household members 6.2 (2.4) 6.1 (2.0) 
 Food production, %   
  Any crops 70 (85) 64 (82) 
   Tubers 64 (78) 57 (73) 
   Legumes 41 (50) 31 (40) 
   Fruit or vegetables 44 (54) 38 (49) 
 Livestock ownership, %   
  Any livestock 68 (83) 67 (86) 
   Poultry 48 (59) 45 (58) 
   Cows 32 (39) 30 (39) 
   Sheep, goats 15 (18) 18 (23) 
   Guinea pigs, rabbits 50 (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) 
Control (n = 82)Eggs (n = 78)
Child   
 Age, mo 7.7 (1.2) 7.4 (1.1) 
 Female, % 43 (52) 30 (39) 
 First born, % 34 (42) 32 (41) 
Maternal   
 Maternal age, y 25.6 (7.0) 25.2 (6.4) 
 Teenage mother (19 y or less), % 19 (23) 17 (22) 
 Education completed, y 9.2 (3.3) 8.8 (2.8) 
 Mother employed outside home, % 34 (41) 39 (50) 
Caregiver reporting, %   
 Mothers 69 (84) 66 (85) 
 Grandmothers 7 (2) 5 (3) 
 Aunts 3 (4) 4 (5) 
 Fathers 2 (2) 2 (3) 
 Sisters 1 (1) 1 (1) 
Household   
 No. of household members 6.2 (2.4) 6.1 (2.0) 
 Food production, %   
  Any crops 70 (85) 64 (82) 
   Tubers 64 (78) 57 (73) 
   Legumes 41 (50) 31 (40) 
   Fruit or vegetables 44 (54) 38 (49) 
 Livestock ownership, %   
  Any livestock 68 (83) 67 (86) 
   Poultry 48 (59) 45 (58) 
   Cows 32 (39) 30 (39) 
   Sheep, goats 15 (18) 18 (23) 
   Guinea pigs, rabbits 50 (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. (%).

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