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Table 2 Characteristics of children who completed the study

From: Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in Bangladesh

Characteristics Rice-Lentil based RUSF (n = 30) Chickpea based RUSF (n = 30) Pushti packet (n = 30)
  (1) (2) (3)
Child characteristics    
Age (mo), mean ± SD 14.1 ± 2.9 13.9 ± 2.6 13.8 ± 3.2
Sex% Girl (n) 60 (18) 53.3 (16) 60 (18)
Weight, Kg (mean ± SD) 8.2 ± 0.6 8.3 ± 0.7 8.1 ± 0.7
Height, cm (mean ± SD) 72.7 ± 3.5 73.2 ± 3.2 71.5 ± 4.4
MUAC, mm (mean ± SD) 139.1 ± 7.2 137.7 ± 7.4 136.6 ± 6.8
Weight-for-height z score < -2,% (n) 16.7 (5) 3.3 (1) 6.7 (2)
Height-for-age z score < -2,% (n) 36.7 (11) 36.7 (11) 50.0 (15)
Weight-for-age z score < -2,% (n) 33.3 (10) 26.7 (8) 36.7 (11)
Household characteristics    
Family size (mean ± SD) 4.43 ± 1.3 4.9 ± 1.9 4.6 ± 2.0
Household head completed primary education,% (n) 73.3 (22) 60.0 (18) 63.3 (19)
Using shared latrine,% (n) 80.0 (24) 86.3 (26) 80.0 (24)
Tap water source of drinking water,% 96.7 (29) 96.7 (29) 93.3 (28)