Dr Sanderson had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility
for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Grandesso, Sanderson,
Acquisition of data: Grandesso, Sanderson,
Analysis and interpretation of data: Grandesso,
Drafting of the manuscript: Grandesso, Sanderson.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important
intellectual content: Sanderson, Kruijt, Koene, Brown.
Statistical analysis: Grandesso, Sanderson.
Obtained funding: Brown.
Administrative, technical, or material support:
Study supervision: Sanderson, Brown.
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by
Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Nutrition
kits used for height and weight assessment were donated by the United Nations
Role of the Sponsor: Médecins Sans Frontières
was involved in the design and conduct of the study and the review of the
manuscript. Médecins Sans Frontières did not participate in
the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data, or the
preparation and approval of the manuscript.
Acknowledgment: We thank the Médecins
Sans Frontières staff and all the dedicated Sudanese field workers
and translators who assisted with this project.