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Table 5 Crude relative risk of growth failure subsequent to illness in the previous seven days

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

Reported exposure MUAC Weight
Any diarrhoea 1.88 (95 % CI = 1.64 - 2.15) 2.03 (95 % CI = 1.77 - 2.31)
Any vomiting 1.89 (95 % CI = 1.58 - 2.26) 2.09 (95 % CI = 1.77; 2.47)
Any fever 1.57 (95 % CI = 1.36 - 1.82) 1.76 (95 % CI = 1.53 - 2.03)
Any cough 1.42 (95 % CI = 1.22 - 1.65) 1.25 (95 % CI = 1.06 - 1.48)