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Table 3 Characteristics of the sample of admissions from the Nigeria outpatient therapeutic program (2010 to 2013)

From: Mid-upper-arm circumference based case-detection, admission, and discharging of under five children in a large-scale community-based management of acute malnutrition program in Nigeria

Attribute Details Number Percentage
Sample size Number of children 102,245 100.00%
Sex Males 49,240 48.2%
Females 47,137 46.1%
Missing 5868 5.7%
Age (year-centered age-group) at admission (months)a [6,17] centred at 1 year 60,750 59.4%
(17,29] centred at 2 years 32,170 31.5%
(29,41] centred at 3 years 2520 2.4%
(41,53] centred at 4 years 306 0.3%
(53,59] centred at 5 years 56 0.1%
Age at admission (months) Median age at admission 13  
Time to travel (hours)a [0,0.5] 18,968 18.5%
(0.5,1] 20,870 20.4%
(1,2] 14,503 14.2%
(2,3] 6348 6.2%
(3,4] 1874 1.8%
(4,5] 703 0.7%
(5,6] 314 0.3%
(6,7] 155 0.1%
Missing 38,510 37.7%
  1. aIntervals (ranges) are expressed in ISO 31–11 form. The form (a,b] expresses a < x ≤ b
  2. The form [a,b] expresses a ≤ x ≤ b