Table 1

Anthropometric data
Patientsa Patients below RR Patients above RR Reference range
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.5 ± 5.3 11% 52% 18.5 – 24.9
Calf circumference (cm) 34.8 ± 5.1 24% 0% > 10th P.
Upper arm circumference (cm) 30.5 ± 4.9 19% 0% > 10th P.

aData are means ± SDs, based on 42 patients for body mass index and on 37 patients for calf and upper arm circumference. P.: percentile; RR: reference range.

Blass et al.

Blass et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:157   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-157

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