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Table 3 Treatment outcome of SAM by type of diagnosis in the therapeutic centers of Debre Markos Referral and Finote Selam District Hospitals, 2016

From: Treatment outcome and associated factors of severe acute malnutrition among 6–59 months old children in Debre Markos and Finote Selam hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

  Treatment Outcome  
Recovered n (%) Died n (%) Defaulter n (%) Transfer n (%) Total n (%)
Diagnosis Kwashiorkor 38 (74.5%) 3(5.9% 7(13.7%) 3(5.9%) 51(100.0%)
Marasmus 148(77.5% 11(5.8%) 24(12.6%) 8(4.2%) 191(100.0%)
kwashiorkor-marasmus 11(100.0%) 0(.0%) 0(0%) 0(0%) 11(100.0%)
Total   197(77.9%) 14(5.5%) 31(12.3%) 11(4.3%) 253(100.0%)