Table 5

Sensitivity analysis for height-for-age z-score at 60 days

Outcome: HAZ at 60 days adjusted for baseline HAZTreatment groupRegression analysis
Delayed testing
N; median (Q1,Q3)
Rapid testing
N; median (Q1,Q3)
Mean difference (95% CI) p value
1. All patients119;
−0.77 (−1.64 to 0.21)
121;
−0.74 (−1.32 to 0.14)
240;
0.01 (−0.14 to 0.16) 0.923
2. Patients with at least one of:
  • Shigella

  • ETEC

  • Campylobacter

  • Cryptosporidium

52;
−0.99 (−1.87 to 0.20)
43;
−0.74 (−1.26 to 0.26)
95;
0.09 (−0.11 to 0.29) 0.379
3. Patients with at least one of:
  • Shigella

  • ETEC

  • Campylobacter

  • EPEC

74;
−0.90 (−1.75 to 0.21)
74;
−0.75 (−1.44 to 0.02)
148;
−0.06 (−0.27 to 0.15) 0.565
4. Patients with at least one of:
  • Shigella

  • ETEC

  • Campylobacter

  • EPEC and not Rota positive

39;
−0.48 (−1.64 to 0.57)
35;
−0.96 (−1.70 to 0.30)
74;
−0.08 (−0.31 to 0.15) 0.485
  • Comment: adjusted for baseline height-for-age z score and severe acute malnutrition.

  • EPEC, enteropathogenic Escherichia coli; ETEC, enterotoxigenic E. coli ; HAZ, age-standardised height.