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Research Article

Efficacy of Different Doses of Multiple Micronutrient Powder on Haemoglobin Concentration in Children Aged 6–59 Months in Arusha District

Table 3

Mean difference of haemoglobin concentration between intervention groups.

DurationComparison groupMean difference (a − b) ± SE valueb95% CI
(Dose (a))(Dose (b))

Midline1/wk2/wk−0.45 ± 0.120.001−0.76–−0.15
3/wk−0.56 ± 0.120.00−0.89–0.24
5/wk−0.77 ± 0.140.00−1.14–0.41
2/wk1/wk0.45 ± 0.120.000.47–0.76
3/wk−0.11 ± 0.121.00−0.43–0.21
5/wk−0.21 ± 0.140.01−0.68–0.04
3/wk1/wk0.56 ± 0.120.000.24–0.88
2/wk0.11 ± 0.121.00−0.21–0.43
5/wk−0.21 ± 0.150.88−0.60–0.18
5/wk1/wk0.77 ± 0.140.000.41–1.14
2/wk0.320 ± 0.141.00−0.05–0.69
3/wk0.212 ± 0.150.88−0.18–6.00

End line1/wk2/wk−1.21 ± 0.120.00−1.54–0.88
3/wk−1.51 ± 0.130.00−1.85–−1.16
5/wk−1.69 ± 0.150.00−2.09–−1.31
2/wk1/wk1.21 ± 0.120.000.88–1.54
3/wk−0.29 ± 0.290.13−0.64–0.05
5/wk−0.49 ± 0.150.006−0.88–−0.99
3/wk1/wk1.51 ± 0.130.001.16–1.85
2/wk0.29 ± 0.130.13−0.05–0.64
5/wk−0.19 ± 0.151.00−0.60–0.22
5/wk1/wk1.69 ± 0.150.001.31–2.09
2/wk0.49 ± 0.150.000.09–0.88
3/wk0.19 ± 0.151.00−0.22–0.6

The mean difference is significant at 0.05 levels. bAdjusted for multiple comparisons: Bonferroni