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Table 4 Median nutritional recovery time of SAM children by socio-demographic characteristics, Southern Ethiopia, 2013/14

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

Characteristics Number (%) Median recovery time log rank X 2-value P-value
Estimate 95 % CI  
Stabilization center       
 Karat 256 (61 %) 27 25.1 27.9   
 Fasha 164 (39 %) 25 23.8 26.2 6.77 0.01
Residence       
 Urban 78 (18.6 %) 27 25.7 28.3   
 Rural 342 (81.4 %) 25 24.1 26.0 0.83 0.361
Sex       
 Male 226 (53.8 %) 26 24.7 27.3   
 Female 194 (46.2 %) 26 24.9 27.0 0.01 0.982
Age group (month)       
 6–23 296 (70.5 %) 26 25.0 27.0   
 24–59 124 (29.5 %) 24 22.0 26.0 2.52 0.111