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Table 1 Mean anthropometric indices and comparison according to sex

From: Determinants of infant growth in Eastern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study

  All infants aged 0–11 months (n = 723) A subset of infants aged 0–5 months (n = 412)
  WLZ Mean (95% CI) LAZ Mean (95% CI) WAZ Mean (95% CI) WLZ Mean (95% CI) LAZ Mean (95% CI) WAZ Mean (95% CI)
All infants (n = 723) +0.04 (-0.07 to +0.14) -0.76 (-0.88 to -0.65) -0.49 (-0.59 to -0.39) +0.01 (-0.11 to +0.14) -0.52 (-0.66 to -0.38) -0.41 (-0.53 to -0.30)
Boys (n = 378) +0.07 (-0.06 to +0.20) -0.85 (-1.00 to -0.72) -0.52 (-0.66 to -0.39) +0.06 (-0.10 to +0.21) -0.65 (-0.86 to -0.43) -0.47 (-0.63 to -0.30)
Girls (n = 345) -0.004(-0.13 to +0.14) -0.66 (-0.80 to -0.51) -0.45 (-0.58 to -0.33) -0.04(-0.22 to 0.14) -0.37 (-0.54 to -0.20) -0.35 (-0.50 to -0.20)
t-test p NS* 0.038 NS* NS* 0.03 NS
  1. *Not significant