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Table 3 Number of mothers and caretakers trained to screen for malnutrition in Dogo health zone, Mirriah District, Niger between May 2013 and April 2014

From: Mothers screening for malnutrition by mid-upper arm circumference is non-inferior to community health workers: results from a large-scale pragmatic trial in rural Niger

  May 2013 Aug 2013 Dec 2013 Apr 2014
Estimated number of mothers with children, 3–59 months 7,727 7,727 7,727 7,916a
Mothers trained and given a mid-upper arm circumference tape during training sessions 6,799 534 377 737
Caretakers trained and given a mid-upper arm circumference tape during training sessions 2,703 0 0 1,743
Cumulative number mothers and caretakers trained and given a mid-upper arm circumference tape 9,502 10,036 10,413 12,893
  1. aEstimated natural growth of the population since the beginning of 2014