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Table 3 Prevalence of diarrhea and malnutrition by age and sex of under-five children in Jatinegara sub-district, East Jakarta

From: Association of food-hygiene practices and diarrhea prevalence among Indonesian young children from low socioeconomic urban areas

Variables n Diarrhea prevalence (%)a Undernutrition prevalence (%)
Stunted (HAZ < -2) Underweight (WAZ < -2) Wasted (WHZ < -2)
Area of living     
Flooding 168 10.1 36.3 26.8 9.5
  Non flooding 106 10.4 25.5 17.9 9.5
Age group (months)    
  12 – 23 93 17.2* 32.3 19.4 11.8
  24 – 35 71 8.5 32.4 25.4 8.6
  36 – 47 65 6.2 33.8 24.6 6.2
  48 – 59 45 4.4 28.9 26.7 11.1
  All ages 274 10.2 32.1 23.4 9.5
Gender      
  Boy 151 9.9 35.8 25.2 11.9
  Girl 123 10.6 27.6 21.1 6.6
  1. HAZ, height-for-age z-score; WAZ, weight-for-age z-score; and WHZ, weight-for-height z-score.
  2. aWeekly point prevalence, assessed from a 7-day records.
  3. *Significantly different between ages, p < 0.05, X 2 test.