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Table 1 Demographics of the children

From: Accuracy of Broselow tape in estimating the weight of the child for management of pediatric emergencies in Nepalese population

ParameterWeight group
Group 1, < 10 kg (n = 100)Group 2, 10–18 kg (n = 113)Group 3, > 18 kg (n = 102)Total (n = 315)
Mean age (months) ± SD (minimum–maximum)5.15 ± 3.69 (0–16)30.80 ± 16.77 (5–78)102.39 ± 30.13 (48–164)45.92 ± 45.17 (0–164)
Measured weight (kg), mean ± SD (minimum–maximum)6.42 ± 1.83 (3.1–10)11.86 ± 2.44 (7–18)24.04 ± 5.34 (14–36.1)14.09 ± 8.05 (3.1–36.1)
Estimated weight by the Broselow tape (kg), mean ± SD (minimum–maximum)6.55 ± 1.79 (3–9)13 ± 2.56 (10–18)27.07 ± 5.88 (19–36)15.53 ± 9.25 (3–36)
Female, n (%)39 (39.4)41 (36)42 (41.2)122 (38.7)
  1. n number of cases, SD standard deviation