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Table 5 Prevalence (%) of anthropometric indicators of children under 5 years

From: Nutritional status of children under 5 years of age in the Brazilian Western Amazon before and after the Interoceanic highway paving: a population-based study

  2003 2010  
  (n = 199) (n = 378)  
Indicators n % n % p-value*
Low height-for-age (stunting)      
 No 185 93.0% 332 87.8% 0.055
 Yes 14 7.0% 46 12.2%
High weight-for-height (overweight)      
 No 197 99.0% 353 93.4% 0.002'
 Yes 2 1.0% 25 6.6%  
  1. Assis Brasil, AC, 2003 and 2010.
  2. *p-values without a mark ( ): Pearson’s chi-square test; with a mark ( ' ): Fisher's exact test.