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Table 2 Anthropometric parameters (mean ± SD) N = 612 (Z-scores calculated using WHO standards)[26]

From: Determinants of rapid weight gain during infancy: baseline results from the NOURISH randomised controlled trial

Timepoint Anthropometric measure Mean ± SD
Birth Weight (kg) 3.5 ± 0.4
  Weight Z-score 0.38 ± 0.87
Assessment Age (months) 4.3 ± 1.0
  Weight (kg) 6.8 ± 1.0
  Length (cm) 64.1 ± 3.1
  Weight-for-age Z-score -0.04 ± 0.92
  Length-for-age Z-score 0.33 ±0.98
  Weight-for-length Z-score -0.28 ±1.0
  BMI-for-age Z-score -0.31 ±0.97
  Weight gain from birth to assessment (kg) 3.3 ± 1.0