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12 Mar 2018, 10:40

Greetings Colleagues. A quick question: In an emergency setting of OTP (SAM prevalence rate of 7%), in OTP admission, what percent of admitted kids are to be expected to have admission MUAC 11.4cm, given that the admission criteria for OTP is <11.5cm? In some situations it was found that about 30% of kids were being admitted with MUAC 11.4cm. Any experience, information, reference materials will be appreciated in this area to better understand this admission on nearer to the cut off point.

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