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Table 4 Comparison of anthropometry and body composition indices of different household wealth quintile groups

From: Association between anthropometric criteria and body composition among children aged 6–59 months with severe acute malnutrition: a cross-sectional assessment from India

Parameters Household Wealth Quintile N Mean SD 95% CI for Mean ANOVA Statistics
Lower Bound Upper Bound
FMI Household Wealth Quintile 1 97 1.10 1.06 0.89 1.31 F = 2.21, p-value = 0.07
Household Wealth Quintile 2 96 0.74 0.69 0.60 0.88
Household Wealth Quintile 3 102 0.88 0.82 0.72 1.05
Household Wealth Quintile 4 108 1.01 1.10 0.80 1.22
Household Wealth Quintile 5 101 0.85 0.89 0.68 1.03
FFMI Household Wealth Quintile 1 97 11.18 1.58 10.86 11.50 F = 2.89, p-value = 0.02
Household Wealth Quintile 2 96 11.55 0.85 11.38 11.72
Household Wealth Quintile 3 102 10.91 2.36 10.45 11.37
Household Wealth Quintile 4 108 10.90 2.39 10.44 11.36
Household Wealth Quintile 5 101 10.51 3.21 9.88 11.14
HAZ Household Wealth Quintile 1 131 −2.96 1.26 −3.18 −2.74 F = 7.28, p-value < 0.001
Household Wealth Quintile 2 132 −2.84 1.20 −3.04 −2.63
Household Wealth Quintile 3 131 −2.71 1.06 −2.89 −2.53
Household Wealth Quintile 4 132 −2.44 1.05 −2.63 −2.26
Household Wealth Quintile 5 131 −2.29 1.26 −2.51 −2.08
WAZ Household Wealth Quintile 1 131 −3.94 0.69 −4.06 −3.83 F = 8.58, p-value < 0.001
Household Wealth Quintile 2 132 −3.83 0.69 −3.95 −3.72
Household Wealth Quintile 3 131 −3.76 0.64 −3.87 −3.65
Household Wealth Quintile 4 132 −3.61 0.61 −3.72 −3.51
Household Wealth Quintile 5 131 −3.52 0.71 −3.64 −3.39
WHZ Household Wealth Quintile 1 131 −3.45 0.37 −3.51 −3.38 F = 0.99, p-value = 0.42
Household Wealth Quintile 2 132 −3.41 0.43 −3.48 −3.33
Household Wealth Quintile 3 131 −3.41 0.43 −3.48 −3.33
Household Wealth Quintile 4 132 −3.40 0.40 −3.46 −3.33
Household Wealth Quintile 5 131 −3.35 0.37 −3.42 −3.29
BMIZ Household Wealth Quintile 1 131 −3.20 0.49 −3.29 −3.12 F = 0.34, p-value = 0.85
Household Wealth Quintile 2 132 −3.14 0.51 −3.23 −3.06
Household Wealth Quintile 3 131 −3.14 0.47 −3.22 −3.06
Household Wealth Quintile 4 132 −3.16 0.47 −3.24 −3.08
Household Wealth Quintile 5 131 −3.16 0.45 −3.24 −3.08
MUACZ Household Wealth Quintile 1 131 −2.93 0.64 −3.04 −2.82 F = 1.72, p-value = 0.15
Household Wealth Quintile 2 132 −3.01 0.71 −3.13 −2.88
Household Wealth Quintile 3 131 −2.22 7.31 −3.49 −0.96
Household Wealth Quintile 4 132 −2.08 6.03 −3.12 −1.04
Household Wealth Quintile 5 131 −1.64 6.29 −2.73 − 0.55