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Table 1 Intervention vs. Control Group, MIYCN Study, Nairobi Slums

From: Effectiveness of home-based nutritional counselling and support on exclusive breastfeeding in urban poor settings in Nairobi: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Intervention group Control group
A) Personalized home-based counselling of mothers on maternal, infant and young child nutrition A) Not Provided
B) Distribution of MIYCN educational materials (Usual Care) B) Distribution of MIYCN educational materials (Usual Care)
C) Home-based counselling by CHWs on usual care (e.g. ante-natal care, family planning, delivery with skilled attendance, immunization) C) Home-based counselling by CHWs on usual care (e.g. ante-natal care, family planning, delivery with skilled attendance, immunization)
D) CHWs specifically trained on MIYCN and given counselling cards. Also given a specific work schedule to follow up the mothers D) CHWs not specifically trained on MIYCN and no specific work schedule given