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Table 2 Stunting and underweight rates among children under 2 years of age living in the municipality of Cacuaco, Luanda, Angola, 2010 (N = 749)

From: Malnutrition and its associated factors: a cross-sectional study with children under 2 years in a suburban area in Angola

Nutritional indicators na (%) 95% CIb
Stunting
  < −3.0 Z scores (very low) 96 (13.2) 10.9–15.9
 Between −3.0 and − 2.01 Z scores (low) 136 (18.8) 16.1–21.7
 Between −2.0 and − 1.01 Z scores (between low and adequate) 194 (26.8) 23.7–30.2
 Between − 1.0 and 1.0 Z scores (adequate) 243 (33.5) 30.1–37.0
 Between 1.01 and 2.0 Z scores (between adequate and high) 29 (4.0) 3.6–4.3
 Between 2.01 and 3.0 Z scores (high) 13 (1.8) 1.5–2.1
  > 3.0 Z scores (very high) 14 (1.9) 1.6–2.2
Underweight
  < −3.0 Z scores (very low) 34 (4.7) 4.3–5.0
 Between −3.0 and − 2.01 Z scores (low) 75 (10.4) 8.4–12.8
 Between −2.0 and − 1.01 Z scores (between low and adequate) 169 (23.4) 20.4–26.6
 Between − 1.0 and 1.0 Z scores (adequate) 375 (52.0) 48.3–55.6
 Between 1.01 and 2.0 Z scores (between adequate and high) 48 (6.7) 6.3–7.0
 Between 2.01 and 3.0 Z scores (high) 13 (1.8) 1.5–2.1
  > 3.0 Z scores (very high) 7 (1.0) 0.8–1.2
  1. aNumber of subjects
  2. b95% CI: 95% Confidence Interval