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Table 3 Characteristics of analysis-eligible anthropometric surveys from Somalia. Medians are reported unless noted. Numbers in parentheses indicate the interquartile range

From: Can we predict the burden of acute malnutrition in crisis-affected countries? Findings from Somalia and South Sudan

Characteristic Overall 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Eligible surveys (N) 85 3 4 2 25 6 45
Percentage using a cluster sampling design 85.9 100.0 75.0 100.0 80.0 100.0 86.7
Sample size 640 (265 to 1075) 534 (510 to 630) 668 (641 to 833) 683 (501 to 865) 636 (265 to 886) 915 (509 to 1018) 630 (420 to 1075)
GAM prevalence (weight-for-height + oedema), % 14.8 (5.6 to 36.6) 12.6 (8.7 to 16.7) 11.4 (8.4 to 21.6) 11.8 (8.6 to 15.1) 15.6 (7.1 to 27.2) 21.4 (17.5 to 36.6) 14.4 (5.6 to 21)
SAM prevalence (weight-for-height + oedema), % 3.2 (0.6 to 9.2) 3.0 (2.8 to 4.1) 1.9 (0.6 to 4.7) 3.0 (2.2 to 3.9) 3.9 (0.6 to 6.4) 7.3 (4.4 to 9.2) 3.0 (1.3 to 6.4)
GAM prevalence (MUAC + oedema), % 7.6 (0.8 to 26.7) 8.3 (3.7 to 12.0) 3.1 (1.4 to 6.8) 5.7 (2.0 to 9.3) 7.4 (0.8 to 20.5) 18.0 (9.1 to 22.6) 7.6 (1.3 to 26.7)
SAM prevalence (MUAC + oedema), % 1.1 (0.1 to 6.8) 2.2 (0.3 to 2.6) 0.6 (0.3 to 1.1) 1.6 (0.6 to 2.6) 1.3 (0.2 to 4.4) 3.0 (0.6 to 6.8) 1.1 (0.1 to 3.6)
Percentage of flagged observations 0.7 (0.0 to 4.8) 0.2 (0.2 to 1.0) 0.0(0.0 to 2.4) 0.8 (0.2 to 1.4) 0.7 (0.0 to 3) 1.4 (1.1 to 2.6) 0.7 (0.0 to 4.8)