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A Nutrition/Hygiene Education Program for the Prevention of Child Malnutrition in Rural Kenya

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01679535
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : February 6, 2015
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
University of Nairobi
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Angelo Tomedi, University of New Mexico

August 29, 2012
September 6, 2012
February 6, 2015
November 2011
December 2014   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
malnutrition prevalence [ Time Frame: Measured when children are 24 months of age ]
Child malnutrition rates, as measured by the prevalence of underweight, wasting, and growth stunting of the children in each group
Same as current
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Child growth [ Time Frame: Measured when children are 24 months of age ]
Child growth as measured by change in z score of the children in each group
Same as current
Prevalence of diarrhea [ Time Frame: Prevalence assessed when children reach 24 months of age ]
Same as current
 
A Nutrition/Hygiene Education Program for the Prevention of Child Malnutrition in Rural Kenya
A Nutrition/Hygiene Education Program for the Prevention of Child Malnutrition in Rural Kenya
This study will determine if an education program about hygiene and child feeding practices, taught by local village community health workers, will improve child growth and decrease the prevalence of childhood malnutrition in a rural region of Kenya.
Not Provided
Interventional
Not Applicable
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Child Nutrition Disorders
Behavioral: nutrition and hygiene education
Monthly education sessions about child feeding and hygiene for mothers of young children, conducted by local Kenyan community health workers
Experimental: Intervention
nutrition and hygiene education by community health workers
Intervention: Behavioral: nutrition and hygiene education

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Completed
246
570
December 2014
December 2014   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Child of a mother living in the catchment area of the study who delivered during the enrollment period
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
1 Month to 6 Months   (Child)
Yes
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United States
 
 
NCT01679535
TOMEDI-12-049
No
Not Provided
Not Provided
Angelo Tomedi, University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico
University of Nairobi
Principal Investigator: Angelo J Tomedi, MD University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico
February 2015

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