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Table 2 Assessment findings of children with severe acute malnutrition admitted to Mulago hospital

From: Mortality among children under five years admitted for routine care of severe acute malnutrition: a prospective cohort study from Kampala, Uganda

Variablen/NPercentage
Glucose levels (mmol/l): N = 268
  < 3103.7
 3- < 8.321580.2
  ≥ 8.34316.1
Hemoglobin levels (g/dl): N = 266
  < 73613.4
 7.0–9.913249.5
 10–10.94617.2
  > 115219.9
Total WBC: N = 266
 Abnormal14454.1
Neutrophils: N = 266
 Abnormal13550.8
Albumin (g/l): N = 266
  < 3.58030.1
Total protein (g/l): N = 250
  < 6320782.8
ALT(U/L): N = 266
 Elevated9937.2
ALP (U/L): N = 259
 Elevated22285.7
GFRb c (mL/min/1.73m2): N = 261
  < 30166.1
 30- < 604617.6
 60- < 905521.1
  ≥ 9014455.2
Sodium (mmol/dl): N = 266
  < 1357729
Potassium (mmol/dl): N = 266
  < 3.56624.9
Calcium (mmol/dl): N = 265
  < 2.222685.3
Phosphate (mmol/dl): N = 260
  < 1.2810842
Blood smear for Malaria
 Positive155.6
Blood culture
 Positive blood culture83
Chest x-ray: (N = 183)
 Abnormala7641.5
  Infiltrates6180.3
  Consolidation1519.7
  Hyperinflation1013.2
HIV status
 Total HIV positive3312.2
  HIV exposed: N = 1894021.2
    HIV exposed –infected1845
    HIV exposed –Uninfected2255
  1. N = 270, unless otherwise stated due to missing data, aSome participants had more than one abnormality, bGFR (Using Schwatz formula) = (Kcheight)/cr (mg/dl), (http://nephron.com/bedside_peds_nic.cgi)