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Table 2 Regression coefficients, confidence intervals and p value taking continuous MUAC as dependent variable, Tapoa province, Burkina Faso, 2011–2013

From: Nutrition surveillance using a small open cohort: experience from Burkina Faso

Variables Coefficient (95 % CI) p value
LP modela
 Time 1.1597 (0.9897, 1.3296) <0.001
 Squared time −0.0653 (−0.0757, −0.0549) <0.001
 Cubed time 0.0011 (0.0009, 0.0012) <0.001
 Intercept 128.02 (127.27, 128.76) <0.001
Cross-sectional surveys modelb
 Time 1.2149 (0.3633, 2.0661) 0.005
 Squared time −0.0773 (−0.1328, −0.0219) 0.006
 Cubed time 0.0013 (0.0003, 0.0023) 0.008
 Intercept 129.87 (127.14, 132.60) <0.001
  1. aNumber of observations in LP model = 14,534
  2. bNumber of observations in cross-sectional surveys model = 1623