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Table 1 Description of the children who completed KABC-II CCT-1 from PROMISE SB in Burkina Faso

From: Association between stunting and neuro-psychological outcomes among children in Burkina Faso, West Africa

  Total No stunting Stunting P value
N = 532 N (%) N = 449 (84.40) N = 83 (15.60)
Child age mean ± SD (in years) 7.2 ± 0.4 7.2 ± 0.4 7.2 ± 0.4 0.36
Mothers age mean ± SD (in years) 33.3 ± 6.3 33.4 ± 6.4 33.1 ± 6.0 0.75
Underweight (< − 2 SD in weight-for-age) ≤ 0.0001
 No 477 (89.8) 431 (96.0) 46 (56.1)  
 Yes 54 (10.2) 18 (4.0) 36 (43.9)  
Thinness (< − 2 SD in BMI-for-age) 0.96
 No 512 (96.4) 433 (96.4) 79 (96.3)  
 Yes 19 (3.6) 16 (3.6) 3 (3.6)  
Sex 0.01
 Girls 251 (47.2) 227 (50.6) 54 (65.1)  
 Boys 281 (52.8) 222 (49.4) 29 (34.9)  
Child in school 0.003
 Yes 265 (49.8) 236 (52.6) 29 (34.9)  
 No 267 (50.2) 213 (47.4) 54 (65.1)  
Child has been hospitalized 0.57
 No 402 (77.0) 340 (76.6) 62 (79.5)  
 Yes 120 (23.0) 104 (23.4) 16 (20.5)  
Child has history of cerebral malaria 0.11
 No 443 (91.1) 380 (92.0) 63 (86.3)  
 Yes 43 (8.9) 33 (8.0) 10 (13.7)  
Child plays with object at home 0.77
 No 265 (52.3) 222 (52.0) 43 (53.8)  
 Yes 242 (47.7) 205 (48.0) 37 (46.2)  
Child was beaten in the last 12 months 0.06
 No 483 (95.3) 410 (96.0) 73 (91.3)  
 Yes 24 (4.7) 17 (4.0) 7 (8.7)  
Father employed 0.79
 Yes 68 (13.4) 58 (13.6) 10 (12.5)  
 No 439 (86.6) 369 (86.4) 70 (87.5)  
Father educated 0.19
 Yes 153 (30.5) 124 (29.4) 29 (36.7)  
 No 348 (69.5) 298 (70.6) 50 (63.3)  
Mother employed 0.11
 Yes 26 (5.1) 19 (4.5) 7 (8.8)  
 No 481 (94.9) 408 (95.5) 73 (91.2)  
Mothers depression status 0.04
 No 263 (52.9) 230 (54.9) 33 (42.3)  
 Yes 234 (47.1) 189 (45.1) 45 (57.7)  
Polygamy (father has more than 1 wife) 0.24
 No 181 (35.7) 157 (36.8) 24 (30.0)  
 Yes 326 (64.3) 270 (63.2) 56 (70.0)  
Electricity in compound 0.15
 Yes 392 (77.3) 335 (78.5) 57 (71.3)  
 No 115 (22.7) 92 (21.5) 23 (28.7)  
PROMISE EBF intervention 0.10
 Control arm 284 (53.4) 233 (51.9) 51 (61.5)  
 Intervention arm 248 (46.6) 216 (48.1) 32 (38.5)