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Table 1 Descriptive summaries of patient’s characteristics diagnosed for SAM

From: Modeling time-to-cure from severe acute malnutrition: application of various parametric frailty models

Characteristic   No. of patients Cured (%) Median (days) (95% CI)
Sex Female 421 348(82.66) 15 (14,16)
  Male 434 363(83.64) 14 (13,15)
Age group 0–5 months 61 46(75.4) 13 (12,17)
  6–11 months 196 152(77.5) 15 (13,17)
  12–23 months 281 242(86.1) 16 (15,17)
  24–35 months 152 128(84.2) 14 (13,17)
  36–47 months 82 77(93.9) 13 (11,15)
  48–49 months 83 66(79.5) 13 (11,16)
Type of Malnutrition Marasmus 399 314(78.7) 15 (14,17)
  Kwashiorkor 382 342(89.53) 14 (13,15)
  Marasmic-kwashiorkor 74 55(74.3) 15 (14,20)
Co-infection No 376 335(89.1) 13 (12,14)
  Yes 479 376(78.5) 17 (16,18)
Total   855 711(83.16) 14 (14,15)