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Table 1 Characteristics of study populations at admission

From: Relationship between mid upper arm circumference and weight changes in children aged 6–59 months

Ethiopia   n %     
  Males 199 46.2 %     
  Females 232 53.8 %     
   Min. Q1 Median Mean Q2 Max.
  Age at admission (months) 7.0 25.1 37.0 39.5 48.0 66.0
  MUAC at admission (cm) 7.5 10.2 10.5 10.4 10.8 10.9
  Height at admission (cm) 61.5 73.5 80.4 81.0 88.0 109.2
Malawi   n %     
  Males 105 44.7 %     
  Females 130 55.3 %     
   Min. Q1 Median Mean Q2 Max.
  Age at admission (months) 6.0 10.0 14.0 16.4 21.0 51.0
  MUAC at admission (cm) 8.2 10.5 11.0 10.8 11.4 11.5
  Height at admission (cm) 53.3 63.0 67.2 67.5 72.2 92.5
Bangladesh   n %     
  Males 88 33.3 %     
  Females 176 66.7 %     
   Min. Q1 Median Mean Q2 Max.
  Age at admission (months) 6.0 7.0 10.0 12.9 17.0 56.0
  MUAC at admission (cm) 8.5 11.1 11.3 11.2 11.4 11.4
  Height at admission (cm) 51.6 62.3 65.6 67.4 71.8 99.0