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Table 2 Main outcome indicators of the intervention

From: Improving child nutrition and development through community-based childcare centres in Malawi – The NEEP-IE study: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Type Domain Indicators
Primary Diets Individual intake and diet diversity score (children 36–72 m)
Primary Childcare practices WHO IYCF practices
Primary CBCC participation CBCC enrolment and attendance (children 36–72 m)
Primary Agriculture Production output, crop-mix
Secondary Health and nutritional status Anthropometry (weight-for-age, height-for-age, weight-for- age z-scores and MUAC) (children 6–72 m)
Secondary Child development Malawi Development Assessment Tool z-scores (fine motor, gross motor, language and social domains) (children 36–72 m)
Secondary Gender Women’s asset ownership, time use and productivity
Process Meal service Quality of CBCC meals, portion sizes, frequency
  1. CBCC community-based childcare centres, IYCF Infant and Young Child Feeding, MUAC mid-upper arm circumference, WHO World Health Organization