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Table 4 Baseline and follow-up characteristics

From: A study to investigate variations in biochemical and nutritional profile among severely wasted children on medical nutrition therapy: a hospital-based study

Parameter (A) On enrolment (N = 52) 8 weeks follow-up (N = 45) 6 months follow-up (N = 27)
Weight (kg) 15.85 kg 17.35 kg 19.33 kg
Height (cm) 114.33 cm 115.27 cm 120.21 cm
BMI (kg/m2) 11.92 kg/m2 12.89 kg/m2 13.26 kg/m2
Parameter (B) Enrolment to 8 weeks 8 weeks to 6 months Enrolment to 6 months
Mean weight gain (Kg) 1.5 kg 1.98 kg 3.48 kg
Rate of weight gain (gms/kg/day) 1.67 gms/kg/day 0.36 gms/kg/day 0.84 gms/kg/day
Change in BMI 0.97 kg/m2 0.37 kg/m2 1.34 kg/m2