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Table 3 Prevalence (by mean MUAC) and its 95 % Credible Interval of Global Acute Malnutrition among 6–24 months aged children, by Listening Posts and cross-sectional surveys, Tapoa province, Burkina Faso, 2011–2013

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

Time points Listening post surveys Cross-sectional surveys
Mean MUAC (SD) in mm Prevalence (%) (95 % CI) Mean MUAC (SD) in mm Prevalence (%) (95 % CI)
March 2011 130.6 (10.7) 30.12 (26.87, 33.52) 133.0 (11.7) 23.61 (20.21, 27.32)
May 2012 133.7 (10.2) 21.44 (18.69, 24.41) 134.8 (10.1) 19.08 (16.04, 22.46)
December 2012 132.9 (9.1) 23.01 (20.28, 26.12) 133.1 (10.7) 22.66 (19.11, 26.55)
May 2013 131.8 (9.6) 27.13 (24.03, 30.42) 132.2 (12.0) 25.40 (22.52, 28.47)
October 2013 135.8 (9.8) 18.41 (15.95, 21.08) 133.6 (10.4) 21.68 (18.80, 24.80)