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Table 3 Proportion of undernutrition among children aged between six to fifty nine months, Bule Hora district, 2013 (n = 778)

From: Prevalence of undernutrition and associated factors among children aged between six to fifty nine months in Bule Hora district, South Ethiopia

Undernutrition indicators Frequency (%)
Normal HAZ (≥ −2SD) 408(52.4)
Moderate stunting (HAZ ≥ −3SD & < −2SD) 213(27.4)
Severe stunting (HAZ < −3SD) 157(20.2)
Normal WAZ (≥ −2SD) 551(70.8)
Moderate underweight (WAZ ≥ −3SD & < −2SD) 108(23.1)
Severe underweight (WAZ < −3SD) 47(6.0)
Normal WHZ (≥ −2SD) 674(88.6)
Moderate Wasting (WHZ ≥ −3SD & < −2SD) 74(9.5)
Severe wasting (WHZ < −3SD) 30(3.9)
Moderate acute undernutrition (MUAC ≥ 11.5 cm & < 12.5 cm) 60(7.7)
Severe acute undernutrition (MUAC < 11.5 cm) 18(2.3)
Acute undernutrition (MUAC < 12.5) 78(10)