Table 2

Mean WAZ values at baseline and 24 and 48 weeks after HAART initiation

Treatment Outcome group

Baseline(O)

WAZ values 24 wks

48 wks

P


VS/IS (n = 75)#

WAZ mean (SD)

-1.07 (1.3)

-0.05 (1.4)

0.50 (1.2)

< 0.0001*

VS/IF (n = 21)

WAZ mean (SD)

-1.84 (1.3)

-1.02 (1.3)

- 0.41 (1.2)

0.002

VF/IS (n = 10)

WAZ mean(SD)

-0.98 (1.7)

0.44 (1.5)

1.22 (1.5)

0.013

VF/IF (n = 6)

WAZ mean (SD)

-0.70 (0.63)

0.37 (0.76)

0.97 (0.8)

0.004


†12 missing WAZ values were > 10 yrs *ANOVA, statistically significant at the 0.05 alpha level. #n = 75, 71 & 69 at 0, 24 and 48 weeks respectively. WAZ = Weight for Age z score. VS = virological success, VF = virological failure, VF = virological failure and IF = immunological failure.

Musoke et al. BMC Pediatrics 2010 10:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-10-56

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