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Table 2 Anthropometric indices of study children at baseline

From: A 2-month intervention study of preventive clothing against mosquito bites among malnourished and well-nourished children under 5 years of age living on the Atlantic Ocean Coast of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria

VariableSub variable< 60 months oldtP-valueχ2P-valueOR95% CI
AllMaleFemale
n = 102n = 45 (44.1%)n = 57 (55.9%)
Mean± sdFreq.%Mean± sdFreq.%Mean± sdFreq.%
WAZ-scoreAll− 1.311.3102100.0− 1.241.304544.1− 1.361.45755.90.440.33
< − 2.0− 2.830.63332.3− 2.820.51328.9− 2.830.62035.10.050.480.440.511.330.57, 3.09
− 2.0 to − 2.0− 0.610.86866.7− 0.570.83271.1− 0.650.83663.20.410.340.700.400.700.30, 1.61
> 2.02.220.011.00.00.000.02.220.011.70.001.00UndefinedUndefined
HAZ-scoreAll− 1.991.5102100.0− 2.131.44543.0− 1.891.65757.00.800.21
< − 2− 3.070.85654.9− 3.210.72453.3− 2.970.83256.1− 1.190.128.460.0033.381.47, 7.78
− 2.0 to − 2.0− 0.710.94544.1− 0.820.82146.7− 0.631.02442.1− 0.710.240.210.650.830.37, 1.83
> 2.02.190.011.00.00.000.02.190.011.80.001.00UndefinedUndefined
WHZ-scoreAll− 0.131.5102100.0− 0.021.54543.0− 0.211.45757.00.650.26
≤ − 2− 3.070.787.8− 2.840.636.7− 3.200.758.80.770.230.150.691.350.30, 5.96
− 2.0 to − 2.0− 0.141.08482.4− 0.231.03577.8− 0.071.04986.0− 0.720.241.150.281.750.63, 4.88
> 2.02.330.4109.82.290.5715.52.420.435.2− 0.440.342.980.080.300.07, 1.24