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Table 2 TSF/A z-score at discharge for three classes of stuntedness at admission (n = 163), (Lilongwe District, Malawi Feb 2011 to March 2012)

From: Does treatment of short or stunted children aged 6–59 months for severe acute malnutrition using ready to use therapeutic food make them overweight? Data from Malawi

HAZ at admission Median TSF/A at discharge IQR Maximum TSF/A at discharge
HAZ < − 3 − 0.70 − 1.09 to − 0.30 + 1.08
−3 ≤ HAZ < − 2 − 1.04 − 1.58 to − 0.44 + 0.27
HAZ ≥ − 2 − 1.16 −1.60 to − 0.62 + 0.85