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Table 4 Anthropometric characteristics of the children who completed the study at baseline and after receiving RUTF 5 times per week for 4 weeks

From: Acceptability and impact on anthropometry of a locally developed Ready-to-use therapeutic food in pre-school children in Vietnam

  Baseline End point P-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Weight (kg) 12.46 (± 1.56) 13.1 (± 1.59) <0.001
Height (cm) 96.49 (± 6.61) 97.14 (± 6.65) <0.001
WAZ (z-score) −2.12 (± 0.63) −1.77 (± 0.61) <0.001
HAZ (z-score) −1.55 (±0.87) −1.50 (± 0.87) 0.003
WHZ (z-score) −1.81 (±0.49) −1.33 (± 0.46) <0.001
MUAC (cm) 13.80 (± 0.56) 14.32 (± 0.64) <0.001