Table 1

Demographic and anthropomorphic characteristics of study children (N = 209) at enrollment.

Characteristic

Mean ± SD or N (%)


Age, mo

6.3 ± 0.3

Male

95 (45%)

Number of siblings

2.1 ± 1.7

WAZ

-0.7 ± 1.1

WHZ

0.0 ± 1.0

HAZ

-1.0 ± 1.1

MUAC, cm

14.2 ± 1.2

MUACZ

0.1 ± 1.0

Slept under a bed net the previous night

92 (44%)

Received water from a clean source (deep borehole)

137 (66%)

Home with metal roof

8 (4%)

Family owns bicycle

145 (69%)

Family owns radio

140 (67%)


Weisz et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:25   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-25

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