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Table 2 Baseline anthropometric measurements of children with SAM Southern Ethiopia, 2013/14 (N = 420)

From: Predictors of nutritional recovery time and survival status among children with severe acute malnutrition who have been managed in therapeutic feeding centers, Southern Ethiopia: retrospective cohort study

Anthropometric measurements (Mean (SD) Edematous malnutrition (n = 210) Severely wasted (n = 210) Total (N = 420) T-test value P-value
Weight (kg) Mean (SD) 6.89 (1.82) 5.44 (1.29) 6.16 (1.56) 9.44 0.0001
Length/Height (cm) 72.99 (8.29) 69.15 (7.06) 71.07 (7.68) 5.12 0.0001
MUAC (cm) Mean (SD) 10.79 (0.51) 10.37 (0.47) 10.58 (0.49) 8.67 0.0001