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Table 1 Classification of children with severe anthropometric failure

From: Urban-rural differences in the associated factors of severe under-5 child undernutrition based on the composite index of severe anthropometric failure (CISAF) in Bangladesh

Group name Description Severe Wasting Severe Stunting Severe Underweight
A No severe failure No No No
B Severe wasting only Yes No No
C Severe wasting and severe underweight Yes No Yes
D Severe wasting, severe stunting and severe underweight Yes Yes Yes
E Severe stunting and severe underweight No Yes Yes
F Severe stunting only No Yes No
G Severe underweight only No No Yes