Journal article

Effects of a free school breakfast programme on children's attendance, academic achievement and short-term hunger: results from a stepped-wedge, cluster randomised controlled trial

Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Delvina Gorton, Maria Turley, Yannan Jiang, Jo Michie, Ralph Maddison, John Hattie

Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2013

Grants

Awarded by Health Research Council of New Zealand


Awarded by National Heart Foundation


Funding Acknowledgements

The study was funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (09/337). CNM holds the National Heart Foundation Senior Fellowship (grant 1380). The Health Research Council and the Heart Foundation played no role in design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review or approval of the manuscript. Food for the Red Cross Breakfast in Schools programme was provided free of charge by Countdown supermarkets (Progressive Enterprises Ltd). Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited and Sanitarium Health Food Company supplemented provision of foods for the private sector programme. The Red Cross, Countdown, Fonterra and Sanitarium played no role in design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; and preparation or approval of the manuscript.