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Table 4 Mean Z-scores of nutritional indices among HIV positive and negative subjects

From: Prevalence and clinical pattern of paediatric HIV infection at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria: a prospective cross-sectional study

Nutritional status ( Z-score) HIV positive (n = 60) HIV negative (n = 540) Z-test P
  Mean SD Mean SD   
Weight-for-length/height (WHZ) -1.63 2.06 -0.93 2.47 2.37 0.017
Length/height-for-age (HAZ) -3.23 2.19 -1.86 3.55 7.60 0.000
Weight-for-age (WAZ) -3.03 1.75 -1.79 2.13 6.26 0.000