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Table 2 Sex Distribution of the Clients

From: Under-five Protein Energy Malnutrition Admitted at the University of In Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu: a 10 year retrospective review

PEM type Male (%) Female (%)
Kwashiokor 30 (23.6) 10 (11.8)
Underweight 12 (9.4) 5 (5.9)
Marasmic-kwash 6 (4.7) 9 (10.6)
Marasmus 44 (34.6) 30 (35.3)
Unclassified 35 (27.6) 31 (36.5)
Total 127 (100) 85 (100)
  1. χ² = 8.382, df =4, P = 0. 07.