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Table 7 Comparison of anthropometric and body composition indices among children with both severe wasting and severe stunting versus children with severe wasting only

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

Baseline Characteristics Children with Severe Wasting Only Children with both Severe Wasting & Severe Stunting F statistics
N Mean SD N Mean SD
Fat Mass (FM) 325 0.64 0.63 162 0.60 0.57 F-value = 0.53, p-value = 0.47
Fat Free Mass (FFM) 325 8.09 1.80 162 6.87 1.52 F-value = 54.20, p-value < 0.001