The tool’s designers ranked the NSI categories on a scale of 1 – 8 (1 being the highest and 8 being the lowest) in terms of their potential impact in the three domains (agriculture, gender, and nutrition). Categories with a rank of 1-3 were designated as High, 4-6 as Med, and 7-8 as Low. See table to the right for more details on how this was done.
|Women's Decision Making over Production||1||1||6|
|Women's Access to Productive Resources||2||2||7|
|Women's Group Participation and Leadership||4||6||8|
|Women's Control over Use of Income and Expenditure||6||3||3|
|Women's Time Allocation||5||5||4|
|Access and Availability of Diverse Foods||8||8||1|
|Nutrition Social and Behavior Change||7||7||2|