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Table 6 Kaplan-Meier outputs; recovery time from severe acute malnutrition among children, 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

Characteristics Number (%) Median recovery time
Estimate 95% CI Log rank X2-value P- value
Cough Yes 101(49.3) 17.000 14.823 19.177 7.800 .005
No 107(54.6) 15.000 13.324 16.676
HIV Yes 9(42.9) 27.000 12.824 41.176 7.798 .020
No 90(58.1) 17.000 14.097 19.903
Not documented 109(48.4) 16.000 14.552 17.448
TB Yes 19(50.0) 26.000 18.096 33.904 18.971 .000
No 187(51.9) 16.000 14.530 17.470
Not documented 2(66.7) 9.000 . .
Anemia Yes 125(60.1) 18.000 16.099 19.901 33.085 .000
No 83(39.9) 14.000 12.157 15.843
Fever > 39 °C Yes 18(40.0) 21.000 13.997 28.003 6.475 .011
No 190(53.4) 16.000 14.263 17.737
Plumpy nut Yes 180(82.6) 14.000 13.033 14.967 34.617 .000
No 28(15.3) 28.000 23.301 32.699
Fail to lose edema on day 4 Yes 26(31.3) 24.000 16.471 31.529 4.103 .043
No 182(57.2) 16.000 14.450 17.550
Edema still present on day 10 Yes 14(22.6) 24.000 21.447 26.553 4.259 .039
No 194(57.2) 16.000 14.457 17.543
Fail to enter phase 2 on day 10 Yes 20(15.5) 30.000 20.971 39.029 46.114 .000
No 188(69.1) 14.000 13.061 14.939
Failure to gain more than 5 g/kg/d for 3 successive days Yes 28(19.3) 26.000 23.262 28.738 28.002 .000
No 180(70.3) 15.000 14.018 15.982