Table 1

Baseline characteristics according to follow-up status at age 6 years

Total (N=193)Intervention (N=101)Control (N=92)
Baseline characteristics (4 months)RetainedLostRetainedLostRetainedLost
Child
 Male555351536153
 Age (months, mean (SD))4.6 (0.6)4.6 (0.6)4.6 (0.5)4.8 (0.5)4.5 (0.7)4.5 (0.7)
Mother
 Age (years, mean (SD))32.9 (4.5)33.2 (4.6)32.3 (4.3)33.6 (4.3)33.5 (4.7)32.8 (5.0)
 Education status
  Did not complete high school162017171523
  Completed high school303530322939
  Tertiary degree544554515538
Family
 Index of Social Disadvantage
  High disadvantage152313151731
  Medium disadvantage342837353020
  Low disadvantage515050505249
 Language other than English142714241332
  • All values are percentages, except where otherwise stated.