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Table 4 Follow up characteristics of children with SAM, Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia; October, 2012 to April, 2016

From: Recovery time and associated factors of severe acute malnutrition among children in Bahir Dar city, Northwest Ethiopia: an institution based retrospective cohort study

Variables Frequency (%)
Fail to start to lose edema on day 4 33(20.2)
Edema still present on day 10 14(16.3)
Fail to enter in to phase 2 on day 10 129(32.2)
Fail to gain > 5 g/kg/d for 3 successive days 145(36.2)
Heart failure 42(10.5)
Weight gain > 8 g/kg/day 348(86.8)