TABLE 2

Body Composition Among Short and Long Children With MAM at Baseline and Endline, Without Adjustments

BaselineEndline
ShortaLongbPcShortLongPd
n = 195n = 195n = 195n = 195
FM in kg, mean (±SD)1.098 (0.4)1.218 (0.4).0011.123 (0.4)1.246 (0.4).003
FFM in kg, mean (±SD)4.914 (0.5)6.268 (0.8)<.0015.673 (0.5)7.096 (0.9)<.001
Fat percentage (FM/wt × 100), mean (±SD)18.3 (5.8)16.4 (5.3)<.00116.3 (5.7)15.0 (4.9).015
FMI in kg/m2, mean (±SD)2.689 (0.9)2.364 (0.8)<.0012.499 (0.9)2.259 (0.8).006
FFMI in kg/m2, mean (±SD)12.000 (0.9)12.056 (0.9).5312.640 (0.8)12.723 (0.9).36
Triceps skinfold in mm, mean (±SD)6.6 (1.1)6.3 (1.0).0016.8 (1.1)6.8 (1.2).85
Triceps skinfold-for-age z score, mean (±SD)−1.5 (0.8)−1.3 (0.8).04−1.1 (0.8)−0.8 (0.9).007
Subscapular skinfold in mm, mean (±SD)5.6 (0.9)5.1 (0.8)<.0015.8 (1.0)5.4 (0.8)<.001
Subscapular skinfold-for-age z score, mean (±SD)−1.3 (0.9)−1.5 (0.9).03−0.9 (1.0)−0.9 (0.9).96
  • a Short = <67 cm.

  • b Long = ≥67 cm.

  • c P value for difference at baseline between short and long children.

  • d P value for difference at endline between short and long children.