Table 2

Linear regression model of change in MUAC, MUACz and WFLz with percent change in weight

Predictors of change in MUAC

Coefficient

P value

95% Confidence Interval


1% change in weight

0.359

0.001

0.28 to 0.44

Sex (female)

0.892

0.020

0.14 to 1.64

Age in months

-0.019

0.330

-0.06 to 0.02

Predictors of change in MUACz

Coefficient

P value

95% Confidence Interval


1% change in weight

0.0348

0.001

0.027 to 0.043

Sex (female)

0.079

0.033

0.0064 to 0.152

Age in months

-0.002

0.203

-0.006 to 0.001

Predictors of change in WFLz

Coefficient

P value

95% Confidence Interval


1% change in weight

0.115

0.001

0.114 to 0.116

Sex (female)

-0.024

0.001

-0.344 to -0.013

Age in months

- 0.001

0.721

-0.0006 to 0.0004


Mwangome et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:92   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-92

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