Bhandari et al. (2004); India

Scale/Scope: 
8 communities (4 intervention, 4 control)
Evaluation Design: 
RCT – 1,025 newborns (552 intervention, 473 control); data collected every 3 months for 18 months
Outcomes: 
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed any milk - at 9 months
Results: 
91.8% vs. 82.6%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.01
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed any milk - at 18 months
Results: 
98.6% vs. 95.9%
P-values/CIs: 
NS
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
Mean energy intake from milk, kJ/24 hrs - at 12 months
Results: 
837 vs. 607
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.01
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
Mean energy intake from milk, kJ/24 hrs - at 18 months
Results: 
2021 vs. 1289
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.001
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed vegetables - at 12 months
Results: 
6.7% vs. 2%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.05
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed vegetables - at 18 months
Results: 
26% vs. 24.1%
P-values/CIs: 
NS
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed fruits - at 12 months
Results: 
16.2% vs. 11.9%
P-values/CIs: 
NS
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed fruits - at 18 months
Results: 
44.8% vs. 40.4%
P-values/CIs: 
NS
High Impact Practices: 
Ensuring nutrient content of foods
Outcomes Measured: 
Energy intake (all foods), kJ/24 h - at 9 months
Results: 
1556 vs. 1025
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.001
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
Energy intake (all foods), kJ/24 h - at 18 months
Results: 
3807 vs. 2577
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.001
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
Energy intake from oil, kJ/24 h - at 9 months
Results: 
134 vs. 58
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.001
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
Energy intake from oil, kJ/24 h - at 18 months
Results: 
335 vs. 184
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.001
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed added oil or butter to recipes - at 9 months
Results: 
8.6% vs. 0.5%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.01
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
% of children who consumed added oil or butter to recipes - at 18 months
Results: 
24.1% vs. 5.8%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.001
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
Mean number of meals consumed by child in the previous 24 hours - at 9 months
Results: 
4.4 vs. 3.9
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.01
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
Mean number of meals consumed by child in the previous 24 hours - at 18 months
Results: 
5.9 vs. 5.4
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.01
High Impact Practices: 
Providing adequate meal frequency and energy density
Outcomes Measured: 
% of women that reported actively encouraging their children to eat more - at 9 months
Results: 
34.8% vs. 7.7%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.0001
High Impact Practices: 
Feeding responsively or actively
Outcomes Measured: 
% of women that reported actively encouraging their children to eat more - at 18 months
Results: 
89.7 vs. 49%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.0001
High Impact Practices: 
Feeding responsively or actively
Outcomes Measured: 
At 18 months… % of women that reported feeding their children with love
Results: 
41% vs. 11%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.0001
High Impact Practices: 
Feeding responsively or actively
Outcomes Measured: 
At 18 months…% of women that reported trying repeatedly if their child did not eat
Results: 
15.4% vs. 1%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.0001
High Impact Practices: 
Feeding responsively or actively
Outcomes Measured: 
At 18 months…% of women that reported feeding their child herself
Results: 
34.9 vs. 26.4%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.0001
High Impact Practices: 
Feeding responsively or actively
Outcomes Measured: 
At 18 months…% of women that reported making her child sit in her lap
Results: 
18.2% vs. 6.6%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.0001
High Impact Practices: 
Feeding responsively or actively
Outcomes Measured: 
At 18 months…% of women that reported feeding their child with other family members
Results: 
12.4% vs. 2.5%
P-values/CIs: 
p<0.0001
High Impact Practices: 
Feeding responsively or actively