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Table 2 SAM at admission and medications of children admitted to OTP in Wolaita Zone, 2014

From: Treatment outcomes of severe acute malnutrition in children treated within Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) at Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia: retrospective cross-sectional study

Variables Categories of variables Frequencies Percentage (%)
Type of malnutrition Marasmus 503 63.4
Kwashiorkor 228 28.7
Marasmic kwashiorkor 45 5.7
MAM 18 2.3
Adequacy of RUTF Adequate 562 72.1
Not adequate 217 27.9
Comorbidities Present 252 31.7
Absent 542 68.3
Appetite test Passed 776 97.7
Failed 18 3.3
Breastfeeding Yes 296 37.3
No 468 62.7
Amoxicillin Medications given 356 44.8
Not given 438 55.2
Vitamin A Medications given 203 25.6
Not given 591 74.4
Folic acid Medications given 119 15
Not given 675 85