Table 4

Published Length-based plus Habitus-based weight estimation method

Mercy44Humeral length and MUAC2 months16 year▸ derived from a US cohort (n=19 625)
▸ validated in West Africa and India
▸ robust performance across all BMI centile groups
▸ slight increase in bias <2 years
▸ device performs in an identical fashion to the method
44–46
  • MUAC, mid-upper arm circumference.