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In Utero Capacity Formation and Socio-economic Outcomes (CDS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Harvard University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01412580
First received: August 8, 2011
Last updated: March 23, 2017
Last verified: March 2017

August 8, 2011
March 23, 2017
April 2002
September 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Children's Cognitive Development [ Time Frame: During 2011-2012 (1 year) ]
  • Children's Health [ Time Frame: During 2011-2012 (1 year) ]
    BMI, Disease Incidence, Self-reported health
  • Parental Postnatal Investment Behavior [ Time Frame: During 2011-2012 (1 year) ]
    Outcomes on parental care: care, cognitive stimulation, within-household time and money allocation
  • Educational Status [ Time Frame: During 2011-2012 (1 year) ]
    School attendance, Student performance (at school), Test Performance
Same as current
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Parental Labor Force Participation [ Time Frame: During 2011-2012 (1 year) ]
Parent's labor force outcomes: labor status, wages, type of job
Same as current
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In Utero Capacity Formation and Socio-economic Outcomes
The Contribution of Health in Utero to Capacity Formation, Education and Economic Outcomes: Experimental Evidence From Tanzania
Because of the high returns of schooling in developing countries, policymakers pay a lot of attention to increasing school access. But if the mother is deficient in key micronutrients, brain development can biologically constrain children's demand for education. To execute this strategy, the investigators collect cohort observational data on a previous randomized controlled trial with micronutrient supplements offered to HIV-negative pregnant women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, between 2001 to 2003.
This is a cohort study which collected follow-up observational data on households which were offered micronutrient supplements. The followup study outcomes include various socio-economic household characteristics and parental post-natal behaviors.
Observational
Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Individuals from a larger study and this study is an observational follow-up.
Folic Acid Deficiency
Other: observational follow-up
observational follow-up
observational followup
This was an observational follow-up to a larger study in which treatment group was given 20 mg of vitamin B1, 20 mg of vitamin B2, 25 mg of vitamin B6, 100 mg of niacin, 50 μg of vitamin B12, 500 mg of vitamin C, 30 mg of vitamin E, and 0.8 mg of folic acid
Intervention: Other: observational follow-up
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
4000
September 2013
September 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
These were individuals from the larger study and this study is an observational follow-up.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 49 Years   (Adult)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Tanzania
 
 
NCT01412580
F19899-101
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Harvard University
Harvard University
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Study Director: Plamen Nikolov Harvard University
Harvard University
March 2017

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