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Table 1 Description of the study sample

From: Comparing performance of mothers using simplified mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) classification devices with an improved MUAC insertion tape in Isiolo County, Kenya

Item Group Number Percentage
Sample size All children 1040 100.0%
Sex of child Females 513 49.3%
Males 527 50.7%
MUAC classa MUAC ≥ 125 mm 698 67.1%
115 mm ≤ MUAC < 125 mm 217 20.9%
MUAC < 115 mm 125 12.0%
Source OTP or SFP program 96 9.2%
Paediatric outpatients 639 61.4%
Other source 305 29.3%
Item Summary Value Units
Age of child Minimum 6 Months
Lower quartile 11
Median 18
Upper quartile 29
Maximum 59
Mean (SD) 21.37 (13.0)
MUACb Minimum 86 Mm
Lower quartile 123
Median 137
Upper quartile 148
Maximum 190
Mean (SD) 136 (16.6)
  1. aCase-definitions applied to the mean of 3 measurements taken by a research assistant
  2. bMean of 3 measurements taken by a research assistant