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Table 3 Characteristics of children included in the analysis in intervention and control groups

From: Impact of universal home visits on child health in Bauchi State, Nigeria: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Characteristics Intervention
Percent (n/N)
Control
Percent (n/N)
OR (95% CI)
Total number of children 1796 5109  
Mean age of the children (months) 13.8 (SD = 1.7) 14.2 (SD = 2.0)  
Female children 47.7 (857/1796) 47.0 (2401/5109) 0.97 (0.87–1.08)
From urban communities (vs rural & rural remote) 25.7 (461/1796) 51.0 (2604/5109) 0.33 (0.29–0.37)
From female headed households 0.3 (6/1738) 0.5 (26/5038) 0.67 (0.11–1.50)
With adolescent mothers (14–19 years) 14.5 (260/1796) 5.9 (303/5109) 2.68 (2.24–3.21)
With mothers having some formal education 39.2 (699/1784) 51.0 (2604/5101) 0.62 (0.55–0.69)
With fathers having some formal education 46.2 (820/1774) 56.1 (2830/5042) 0.67 (0.60–0.75)
With mothers having enough food in the last week 96.6 (1622/1679) 97.2 (4938/5078) 0.81 (0.59–1.15)
  1. OR Odds ratio, 95% CI 95% Confidence Interval
  2. Bold font indicates a difference significant at the 5% level