Table 3

Growth status before and after reduction of feeds for those where feeds were successfully withdrawn (a) in all patients and (b) in those with complete growth data

Treatment stageAge (years)Weight (z)Height (z)BMI (z)
(a) All patients (N=32)
At peak feed intake, before reduction*3.14 (1.98 to 4.68)−1.80 (−2.60 to −0.70)−1.34 (−2.54 to −0.82)−0.81 (−2.16 to 0.23)
When enteral feeding stopped3.93 (2.17 to 7.01)−2.31 (−3.18 to −1.12)−1.55 (−2.99 to −0.87)−1.09 (−2.37 to −0.24)
When last seen5.24 (2.98 to 7.88)−2.20 (−3.09 to −1.25)−1.81 (−2.73 to −1.09)−1.30 (−2.11 to −0.02)
(b) Those with complete growth data (N=22)
At peak feed intake, before reduction*2.08 (4.05 to 5.38)−2.01 (−2.49 to −0.40)−1.15 (−2.92 to −0.70)−0.28 (−2.04 to 0.25)
When enteral feeding stopped2.44 (5.28 to 7.60)−2.24 (−3.70 to −1.01)−1.54 (−3.00 to −0.80)−1.16 (−2.41 to −0.33)
When last seen3.37 (6.50 to 8.35)−2.12 (−3.41 to −1.02)−1.68 (−3.10 to −0.92)−0.92 (−2.53 to 0.09)
  • Values are median (IQR).

  • * Height and BMI missing for one child.

  • Weight missing for one child; height and BMI missing for nine children.

  • BMI, body mass index.