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Table 5 Percentage variation in mid-upper arm circumference of participants at the 6th and 13th week

From: Short-term effect of adenotonsillectomy on growth and nutritional anthropometric parameters of children with obstructive adenotonsillar enlargement

Follow-up period Patients (n = 60) Controls (n = 60) P value
Frequency % Variation Frequency % Variation
At 6th week 14a 28.50 4a 49.40 0.10
  20b 28.10 51b 44.90
28c   7c  
At 13th week 1a 25.80 5a 40.60 0.00
43b 42.10 48b 36.70
18c   9c  
  1. n number of participants. aDecrease. bIncrease. cSame