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Table 6 Multivariate association of anthropometry and body composition indices

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

Z-Scores WHZ WAZ HAZ BMIZ MUACZ
Parameters β Coeff. SE 95% CI β Coeff. SE 95% CI β Coeff. SE 95% CI β Coeff. SE 95% CI β Coeff. SE 95% CI
(Constant) −3.48*** 0.1 −3.67, −3.29 − 3.79*** 0.17 −4.12, − 3.46 −2.49*** 0.30 −3.07, −1.91 − 3.34*** 0.12 −3.57, − 3.11 3.73*** 1.30 1.18, 6.27
Age-group (24_59m = 1, 6_23m = 0) 0.001 0.04 − 0.07, 0.07 0.06 0.06 − 0.05, 0.18 0.12 0.11 −0.09, 0.33 0.01 0.04 −0.07, 0.09 −1.28*** 0.46 −2.18, −0.37
Sex (Male = 1, Female = 0) −0.15*** 0.03 −0.22, − 0.09 − 0.13** 0.06 −0.24, − 0.02 − 0.40*** 0.10 −0.60, − 0.20 −0.01 0.04 −0.09, 0.07 0.56 0.44 −0.31, 1.43
Caste_tribe (ST/SC = 1, Others = 0) −0.05 0.04 −0.12, 0.03 −0.04 0.06 −0.16, 0.08 − 0.30 0.11 − 0.25, 0.19 −0.05 0.04 −0.14, 0.04 0.03 0.49 −0.92, 0.99
Household Wealth Quintile 1 −0.11* 0.06 −0.21, 0.01 −0.43*** 0.09 −0.61, − 0.25 − 0.71*** 0.17 −1.04, − 0.38 −0.004 0.07 −0.13. 0.13 − 0.41 0.74 − 1.86, 1.04
Household Wealth Quintile 2 −0.08 0.06 −0.19, 0.03 − 0.36*** 0.09 − 0.54, − 0.17 − 0.62*** 0.17 −0.95, − 0.29 0.02 0.07 − 0.11, 0.15 −0.36 0.73 −1.80, 1.08
Household Wealth Quintile 3 −0.04 0.05 −0.15, 0.06 −0.26*** 0.09 −0.44, − 0.08 − 0.45*** 0.16 −0.77, − 0.14 0.03 0.06 − 0.10, 0.15 0.52 0.71 −0.86, 1.91
Household Wealth Quintile 4 −0.06 0.05 −0.16, 0.04 −0.15* 0.09 −0.32, 0.03 − 0.24 0.16 − 0.55, 0.07 −0.01 0.06 −0.14, 0.11 0.57 0.69 −0.78, 1.93
FMI 0.01 0.02 −0.03, 0.04 −0.003 0.03 −0.06, 0.06 − 0.02 0.05 − 0.13, 0.09 0.01 0.02 −0.03, 0.05 − 0.48** 0.24 − 0.95, − 0.01
FFMI 0.02*** 0.01 0.01, 0.04 0.04*** 0.01 0.01, 0.06 0.04* 0.02 −0.002, 0.09 0.02** 0.01 0.00, 0.04 −0.48*** 0.10 −0.68, − 0.29
  1. ***p-value < 0.01, **p-value < 0.05, *p-value < 0.10