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Table 3 Nutrition status of infants

From: Do the feeding practices and nutrition status among HIV-exposed infants less than 6 months of age follow the recommended guidelines in Bomet County, Kenya?

z- scores* Length for age z-score Weight for age z-score Weight for length z-score
N = 118 95 % CI N = 118 95 % CI N = 118 95 % CI
0–5 months 0–5 months 0–5 months
  n(%)   n(%)   n(%)  
>2 SD 5(4.2) 0.8–8.5 1(0.8) 0.0–2.5 5(4.2) 0.8–8.5
≥-1 to <2 SD (Normal) 68(57.7) 48.3–66.9 71(60.2) 51.7–68.6 90(76.3) 68.6–83.9
>-3 to ≤ -2 SD (Moderate) 41(34.7) 25.4–44.1 42(35.6) 27.1–44.1 23(19.5) 12.7–27.1
≤-3 SD (Severe) 4(3.4) 0.8–6.8 4(3.4) 0.8–6.8 0(0.0) 0.0–0.0
Total 118(100.0) - 118(100.0) - 118(100.0) -
  Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD  
  -0.47 ± 1.54 -0.73- -0.19 -0.50 ± -0.01 -0.74- -0.26 -0.08 ± 1.04 -0.26- 0.11
  1. * Nutrition status based on WHO 2006 growth standards z-scores