Skip to main content

Table 3 Prevalence of reproductive tract infections after delivery in Malawian women given IFA, MMN and LNSa

From: Providing lipid-based nutrient supplement during pregnancy does not reduce the risk of maternal P falciparum parasitaemia and reproductive tract infections: a randomised controlled trial

Outcome IFA MMN LNS LNS vs. IFA LNS vs. MMN MMN vs. IFA
Prevalence of trichomoniasis 11.6 (8.5–14.7) (405)a 10.8 (7.8–13.8) (407) 8.3 (5.6–11.0) (398) 0.71 (0.47–1.09) 0.77 (0.50–1.18) 0.93 (0.63–1.37)
Prevalence of candidiasis 0.2 (−0.2–0.7%) (406) 1.0 (0.0–1.9) (409) 0.3 (−0.2–0.7) (399)
Prevalence of UTI 2.2 (0.7–3.7) (406) 3.7 (1.9–5.6) (405) 3.2 (1.5–5.0) (401) 1.46 (0.63–3.38) 0.86 (0.42–1.82) 1.67 (0.74–3.77)
  1. aValues are percentages (95% CIs) (n) or risk ratios (95% CIs). IFA iron folic acid, MMN multiple micronutrients, LNS lipid based nutrient supplements, UTI urinary tract infection