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Table 5 MUAC classification with mid-point of upper arm ascertained by eye by mothers, compared with the mid-point ascertained by measurement by CHW

From: Mothers Understand And Can do it (MUAC): a comparison of mothers and community health workers determining mid-upper arm circumference in 103 children aged from 6 months to 5 years

Right arm   CHW Left arm   CHW
   SAM MAM Normal    SAM MAM Normal
  SAM 12 3 0   SAM 11 1 0
Mothers MAM 3 20 12 Mothers MAM 4 23 11
  Normal 0 2 51   Normal 0 1 52
  1. Weighted Kappa = 0.74, (95% CI = 0.63, 0.85) Weighted Kappa = 0.77, (95% CI =0.67, 0.87).