Table 5

End study comparisons for growth parameters between fortified and non-fortified yoghurt groups
Fortified yoghurt (n = 274) Mean ± SD Non-fortified yoghurt (n = 293) Mean ± SD Mean Diff*/Odds ratio 95% CI P value
Lower Upper
Weight velocity (kg/yr) 3.04 ± 1.73 3.06 ± 1.41 −0.02 −0.29 0.23 0.84
Height velocity (cm/yr) 5.46 ± 2.00 5.14 ± 1.24 0.32 0.05 0.60 0.02
WAZ −1.51 ± 1.20 −1.54 ± 1.21 0.03 −0.14 0.20 0.68
<−2 (n, %) 93 (33.9) 96 (32.8) 0.77 1.05 0.74 1.50
HAZ −1.00 ± 1.12 −1.17 ± 1.15 0.18 0.02 0.33 0.03
<−2 (n, %) 49 (17.9) 68 (23.2) 0.72 0.48 1.09 0.12
BMIZ −1.28 ± 1.24 −1.17 ± 1.08 −0.10 −0.29 0.09 0.29
<−2 (n, %) 66 (24.1) 61 (20.8) 1.21 0.81 1.79 0.35

*Mean difference was calculated using paired analysis.

Sazawal et al.

Sazawal et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:514   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-514

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