TABLE 2.

Area Under ROC Curve and Kappa Value to Compare MUAC and WHZ Cutoffs for Children Aged 6–59 Months, Nepal

SAM (<115 mm)MAM (≥115 to <125 mm)
Area Under ROCKappa, %Area Under ROCKappa, %
Overall0.5390.5617
Sex
    Male0.5140.5211
    Female0.56160.6224
Child age, months
    6–230.61120.6125
    24–590.5160.537
Stunting
    Stunted0.51100.5616
    Not stunted0.54100.5616
  • Abbreviations: MAM, moderate acute malnutrition; MUAC, mid-upper arm circumference; ROC, receiver operating characteristic curve; SAM, severe acute malnutrition; WHZ, weight-for-height/length z-score.