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Table 7 Comparison of mean z-scores by mode of infant feeding

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?

Variable EBF ERF MF ANOVA
(n = 87) (n = 17) (n = 14) P value
Mean LAZ ± SD −0.18 ± 1.3a −0.54 ± 1.6a −0.47 ± 1.5b <0.001*
Mean WAZ ± SD −0.29 ± 1.0a −0.25 ± 1.14a −2.1 ± 1.4b <0.001*
Mean WLZ ± SD −0.11 ± 0.8a 0.348 ± 1.5a −0.33 ± 1.3a 0.151
  1. * Significant at p < 0.05
  2. aThere was no statistical difference between the means
  3. bThe mean was statistically different from the other means