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Table 2 Human milk output and Body composition

From: Human Milk output among mothers previously treated for severe acute malnutrition in childhood in Democratic Republic of Congo

Variable Exposed to SAM (n = 39) Community Control (n = 40) P-value
BMI, kg/m2 23.8 ± 2.3 23.6 ± 3.7 0.85
Body fat, kg 15.1 ± 4.0 15.0 ± 5.0 0.92
Fat mass, % 27.1 ± 5.0 27.1 ± 5.8 0.99
Fat-free mass, kg 40.1 ± 5.1 40.5 ± 4.1 0.69
Fat-Free mass, % 72.9 ± 5.0 72.9 ± 5.8 0.99
Total body water, kg 29.3 ± 3.7 29.7 ± 3.0 0.65
Total body water, % 53.4 ± 3.7 53.4 ± 4.3 0.99
Breast milk output, g/d 833.7 ± 152.2 827.4 ± 171.4 0.86
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD. SAM = severe acute malnutrition; MUAC = mid-upper arm circumference