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Table 1 Characteristics of rural Malawian children enrolled in EndoCab analysis, n = 388

From: Plasma endotoxin core antibody concentration and linear growth are unrelated in rural Malawian children aged 2–5 years

Characteristic Mean (±SD) or N (%)
Age, months 40.5 (±8.6)
Male 182 (47%)
Endotoxin antibody, GMU/mL 74.2 (±100.7)
Height-for-age, z score −2.80 (±1.1)
Change in HAZ 3 months after EndoCab analyses 0.3 (±0.3)
Weight-for-age, z score −1.5 (±0.9)
Weight-for-height, z score 0.3 (±0.9)
%Lactulose 0.3 (±0.2)
%Mannitol 6.6 (±5.4)
Lactulose:mannitol 0.2 (±0.2)
 L:M ≥0.10 340 (88%)
 L:M <0.10 48 (12%)
House has a metal roof 102 (26%)
Child cleanses hands with soap after stooling 192 (50%)
Child previously treated for malnutrition 12 (4%)
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