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Table 2 Prevalence of stunting in children under-five years of age

From: Prevalence and associated factors of malnutrition among children under-five years in Sindh, Pakistan: a cross-sectional study

  N Stunted Mean Z-score (SD)
(<−2 z-score) (<−3 z-score)
All children 3903 48.2 (47.1–50.3) 23.9 (22.6–25.3) −1.92 (1.53)
Sex
 Boys 1993 51.3 (49.4–53.8) 25.5 (23.6–27.4) −1.99 (1.55)
 Girls 1910 45.1 (43.4–47.8) 22.3 (20.4–24.2) −1.83 (1.51)
Age group
 0–5 months 588 21.9 (18.7–25.4) 9.7 (7.3–12.1) −0.97 (1.58)
 6–11 months 639 34.3 (31.0–38.4) 14.9 (12.1–17.6) −1.37 (1.66)
 12–23 months 815 56.2 (53.4–60.2) 27.9 (24.7–30.9) −2.15 (1.4)
 24–35 months 1027 59.9 (57.4–63.4) 32.9 (30.0–35.8) −2.38 (1.34)
 36–47 months 519 62.6 (59.0–67.3) 28.7 (24.8–32.6) −2.35 (1.37)
 48–59 months 315 43.5 (38.3–49.3) 21.6 (17.0–26.1) −1.97 (1.25)