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Table 2 Mean WAZ values at baseline and 24 and 48 weeks after HAART initiation

From: Growth, immune and viral responses in HIV infected African children receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy: a prospective cohort study

Treatment Outcome group Baseline(O) WAZ values 24 wks 48 wks P
VS/IS (n = 75)#     
WAZ mean (SD) -1.07 (1.3) -0.05 (1.4) 0.50 (1.2) < 0.0001*
VS/IF (n = 21)     
WAZ mean (SD) -1.84 (1.3) -1.02 (1.3) - 0.41 (1.2) 0.002
VF/IS (n = 10)     
WAZ mean(SD) -0.98 (1.7) 0.44 (1.5) 1.22 (1.5) 0.013
VF/IF (n = 6)     
WAZ mean (SD) -0.70 (0.63) 0.37 (0.76) 0.97 (0.8) 0.004
  1. †12 missing WAZ values were > 10 yrs *ANOVA, statistically significant at the 0.05 alpha level. #n = 75, 71 & 69 at 0, 24 and 48 weeks respectively. WAZ = Weight for Age z score. VS = virological success, VF = virological failure, VF = virological failure and IF = immunological failure.