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Table 1 Demographic and anthropometric characteristics of the children enrolled in the study

From: Evaluation of the Mercy weight estimation method in Ouelessebougou, Mali

Number of subjects enrolled 473
Male 46.7%
Age (yr) 8.1 ± 4.8
Weight (kg) 25.1 ± 14.5
Height (cm) 120.9 ± 29.5
Humerus (cm) 25.3 ± 6.8
MUAC (cm) 17.8 ± 3.7
BMI (kg/m2) 15.6 ± 2.4
BMI percentile 23.1 ± 23.5
  Infant 11.7%
  Underweight 21.8%
  Normal 64.8%
  Overweight 1.3%
  Obese 0.4%
  1. All data are provided as mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated.