Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Energy Expenditure and Physical Activity in Recovering Malnourished Infants

Table 1

Physical characteristics of malnourished and healthy infants.

10 Malnourished10 Healthy [8]

Males/Females7/37/3
Age (months) 7 . 7 ± 5 . 6 5 . 0 ± 0 . 7
Length (cm) 5 8 . 1 ± 5 . 9 * 6 8 . 8 ± 2 . 8
Body weight (kg) 4 . 1 ± 1 . 2 * 7 . 3 ± 0 . 8
Body fat (%) 1 0 . 3 ± 7 . 6 * 2 5 . 7 ± 2 . 5
Fat-free mass (kg) 3 . 6 ± 0 . 8 * 5 . 4 ± 0 . 5
BMI (kg/m2) 1 2 . 0 ± 1 . 7 * 1 5 . 4 ± 1 . 5
Maternal BMI (kg/m2) 2 4 . 7 ± 4 . 7 2 7 . 1 ± 6 . 4
Length-for-age z-score 3 . 6 4 ± 1 . 7 2 * 1 . 2 8 ± 1 . 1 7
Weight-for-age z-score 3 . 7 8 ± 1 . 1 1 * 0 . 2 6 ± 0 . 9 6
Weight-for-length z-score 1 . 8 0 ± 1 . 0 1 1 . 0 6 ± 1 . 0 0

*=  𝑃 < . 0 5 between malnourished and healthy infants by Independent 𝑡 -test.

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