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Table 2 Infants’ growth and nutritional status

From: Nutritional status, exclusive breastfeeding and management of acute respiratory illness and diarrhea in the first 6 months of life in infants from two regions of Indonesia

Characteristic At birth n = 233 8–10 weeks n = 228a 22–24 weeks n = 223b
 Weight (grams), mean (SD) 3098 (320) 5120 (703) 7100 (916)
 Length (cms), median (IQR) 48 (47–49) 57 (56–58) 65 (63–67)
Weight for agec N (%)
 Normal 232 (99) 211(93) 209 (94)
 Under nutrition 0 (0) 17(7) 14 (6)
 Underweight (MAM) 0 (0) 12 (5) 13 (6)
 Severely underweight (SAM) 0 (0) 5 (2) 1 (1)
Length for aged, N (%)
 Normal 215 (94) 211 (93) 195 (87)
 Under nutrition 15 (7) 17 (8) 28 (12)
 Stunted (MAM) 11 (5) 11(5) 21 (9)
 Severely stunted (SAM) 4 (2) 6 (3) 7 (3)
Weight for lengthe, N (%)
 Normal 169 (75) 162 (71) 170 (76)
 Possible risk of overweight 44(20) 41 (18) 37 (16)
 Over nutrition 12 (5) 11 (5) 10(4)
 Overweight 12 (5) 8 (4) 7 (3)
 Obese 0 (0) 3 (1) 3 (1)
 Under nutrition 1 (1) 14 (6) 8 (4)
 Wasted (MAM) 0 (0) 11 (5) 6 (3)
 Severely wasted (SAM) 1 (1) 3 (1) 2 (1)
Supplementation from birth, N (%)
 No supplementation na 221 (97) 222 (99)
 Supplemented   7 (3) 3 (1)
 Yes, iron na 1 (0) 0 (0)
 Yes, multivitamin na 2 (1) 3 (1)
 Yes, not specified na 4 (2) 0 (0)
  1. Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) defined when WHO anthropometric measurement is 2 standard deviations (SD) below the mean of normal range and Severe Acure Malnutrition (SAM) defined when WHO anthropometric measurement 3 SDs below the mean of normal range
  2. amissing for 5 participants
  3. bmissing for 10 participants, na = not applicable as this question was not asked in the first interview
  4. c, d, eMissing values anthropometric measurement at birth (weight for age = 1, length for age = 3, weight for length = 7), at 6 month (weight for length = 3)