Table 2

Maternal and neonatal characteristics
Group
Treatment Control
Total clusters, N 53 53
Deliveries by country, N
  Argentina (6 clusters) 2,483 2,717
  Guatemala (10 clusters) 6,898 5,405
  Kenya (16 clusters) 5,962 7,401
  Zambia (10 clusters) 6,455 7,423
  Belgaum, India (20 clusters) 14,317 12,585
  Nagpur, India (20 clusters) 6,535 5,966
  Pakistan (24 clusters) 13,080 13,338
Mothers (N) 55,730 54,835
Maternal education, N (%) 55,325 54,524
  No formal schooling 16,781 (30.3) 16,245 (29.8)
  Primary 22,016 (39.8) 20,485 (37.6)
  Secondary 13,476 (24.4) 14,879 (27.3)
  University + 3,052 (5.5) 2,915 (5.3)
Maternal age, N (%) 55,602 54,757
  < 20 6,870 (12.4) 6,838 (12.5)
  20 to 35 46,320 (83.3) 45,339 (82.8)
  > 35 2,412 (4.3) 2,580 (4.7)
Parity, N (%) 55,619 54,754
  0 16,986 (30.5) 16,663 (30.4)
  1 to 4 31,687 (57.0) 30,949 (56.5)
  > 4 6,946 (12.5) 7,142 (13.0)
Infants ≥1000 g, N 56,223 55,306
Birth weight, N (%) 56,223 55,306
  1000 to 1499 g 687 (1.2) 739 (1.3)
  1500 to 2499 g 6,170 (11.0) 5,431 (9.8)
  ≥2500 g 49,366 (87.8) 49,136 (88.8)
Gestational age, N (%) 56,128 55,197
Term 51,681 (92.1) 51,409 (93.1)
Preterm 4,447 (7.9) 3,788 (6.9)
Gender, N (%) 56,174 55,233
  Male 28,989 (51.6) 28,964 (52.4)
  Female 27,185 (48.4) 26,269 (47.6)

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