Table 2

Comparative change i weight for age z (WAZ) score and nutritional markers of recovery over seven days of treatment

Group A (n = 49) Treatment successGroup B (n = 14) Treatment failure
WAZ score increase (ΔWAZ score %) 11.1 (−9.8 to 49.8) 2.2 (−10.2 to 30.4)2-150
IGF-I increment (ΔIGF-I%)122.7 (−61.1 to 850.0)33.3 (−55.6 to 184.0)2-150
Prealbumin increment (Δprealbumin %)  79.6 (−27.3 to 612.1)93.1 (−15.0 to 611.0)
Retinol binding protein increment (ΔRBP%) 96.2 (0 to 453.9)92.3 (0 to 450)
  • Values are median (range).

  • 2-150 p < 0.05 Mann-Whitney U test.