TABLE 1 Background Characteristics of Study Participants by Intervention Group and Time
Control (n = 403)Intervention (n = 403)Control (n = 422)Intervention (n = 426)
Age of mother, years, mean27.928.427.428.5
No. of months postpartum, mean9.
Married/living with partner, %96.597.593.893.4
Currently works outside the home, %64.368.760.051.6
Literate, %
Education, %
 Secondary or more15.912.714.011.5
Religion, %
 7th Day Adventist15.610.715.68.9
No. of living children, mean2.
  • Statistically significant difference between baseline and endline within group at P=.05.