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Table 2 Mean change (95%CI) from baseline at 6 months of WAZ, HAZ and BAZ outcomes, by treatment groups

From: Impact of treating dental caries on schoolchildren’s anthropometric, dental, satisfaction and appetite outcomes: a randomized controlled trial

Anthropometric outcomes Early treatment (Test) n = 42 Regular treatment (Controls) n = 44 Mean difference1 Mean difference2
Unadjusted mean change from baseline (95% CI) Unadjusted mean change from baseline (95% CI) (Test-Control) (95% CI; P) (Test-Control) (95% CI; P)
WAZ 0.09 −0.03 0.10 0.10
(0.23, -0.07) (0.04,-0.12) (-0.07, 0.27; 0.23) (-0.07, 0.27; 0.27)
HAZ 0.07 0.06 0.02 0.02
(0.12,0.04) (0.09,0.02) (-0.03,0.07; 0.46) (-0.04,0.06; 0.69)
BAZ 0.03 −0.12 0.12 0.13
  (0.03, -0.21) (-0.01,-0.23) (-0.13, 0.36; 0.37) (-0.14,0.38; 0.35)
  1. 1 Adjusted for group types and pre-intervention score.
  2. 2 Adjusted for group types, pre-intervention score, mother’s educational level and child’s appetite.