Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Impact of a cash-for-work programme on food consumption and nutrition among women and children facing food insecurity in rural Bangladesh

CGN Mascie-Taylor, MK Marks, R Goto & R Islam

Volume 88, Number 11, November 2010, 854-860

Table 2. Reported food expenditurea by households participating in a cash-for-work programme and control households in the 7 days before the end of a panel study, Bangladesh, 2007

Food typeb Households
P
In programme (n = 895)
Control (n = 921)
Mean (US$) SD (US$) Mean (US$) SD (US$)
Cereals 4.11 2.60 1.60 1.10 < 0.001
Pulses 0.12 0.16 0.03 0.08 < 0.001
Green leafy vegetables 0.36 0.23 0.15 0.15 < 0.001
Eggs 0.05 0.10 0.01 0.04 < 0.001
Fish 0.50 0.35 0.12 0.17 < 0.001
Meat 0.06 0.27 0.01 0.09 < 0.001
Oil 0.23 0.16 0.14 0.10 < 0.001

SD, standard deviation.

a Expenditure was recorded in Bangladeshi taka and converted to United States dollars.

b Details of expenditure on milk and fruit were not available.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]