TABLE 3.

Differences in Mothers’ Knowledge and Awareness Related to Milk and Other Animal Source Foods at Endline

Intervention (N=223), %Control (N=219), %Difference, %P Value 
Types of food considered to be ASFs
 Milk90.181.78.4.03
 Meat (beef, goat, chicken, pork)91.084.56.6.07
 Fish61.050.710.3.04
 Eggs82.170.811.3.01
No. of types of ASFs a child should eat daily
 05.43.71.7.44
 110.314.2−3.8.26
 2 or more74.973.11.8.74
Main nutrients in cow’s milk
 Calcium4.05.5−1.4.48
 Protein31.427.44.0.36
 Fat5.47.3−1.9.45
 Carbohydrates18.413.25.1.18
Quantity of cow’s milk a child should drink each day
 1 cup or more87.088.1−1.1.77
Age when a child is old enough to receive cow’s milk
 12 months or older41.718.723.0.00
Awareness
Feed the child ASFs76.262.114.1.01
Feed the child 1 cup or 240 mL of cow’s milk every day20.67.812.9.00
Introduce cow’s milk at age 12 months35.911.024.9.00
  • Abbreviation: ASF, animal source food.