TABLE 1

Characteristics of Children With CM, Children With UM, and Healthy CC Enrolled at Mulago Hospital (Kampala, Uganda)

CM (n = 44)UM (n = 54)CC (n = 89)P
Age, y7.5 ± 2.18.3 ± 2.27.9 ± 2.0.17
Height, cm119.8 ± 12.5125.3 ± 13.7120.8 ± 12.2.07
Weight, kg22.1 ± 7.123.4 ± 6.122.5 ± 6.2.61
Weight-for-age z score−1.2 ± 1.6−1.2 ± 1.0−1.1 ± 1.1.81
School level2.6 ± 2.03.5 ± 2.33.0 ± 1.8.12
Highest maternal education6.0 ± 2.76.1 ± 2.66.2 ± 2.2.90
Highest paternal education6.9 ± 2.57.6 ± 1.77.1 ± 2.0.33
Socioeconomic status11.3 ± 2.812.0 ± 3.611.0 ± 2.7.23
Home environment score32.2 ± 6.333.4 ± 7.930.7 ± 7.4.11
  • Values are shown as mean ± SD. See “Methods” for scoring of school level, parental education, socioeconomic status, and home environment.