Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Validity of Nutritional Screening Tools for Hospitalized Children

Table 3

Kappa value between each of the screening tools and SGNA compared to acute/chronic malnutrition.

ToolsKappa value (95% CI) for acute malnutrition (wasting)Kappa value (95% CI) for chronic malnutrition (stunted)

PYMS0.348 (0.191–0.506)0.125 (0–0.299)
STAMP0.018 (0–0.140)0 (0–0.140)
STRONG-kids0.028 (0–0.149)0 (0–0.144)