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Table 4 Prevalence of Undernutrition among Under-fives in Ekumfi Narkwa

From: Lacking in abundance: undernutrition in a Peri-urban fishing community in Coastal Ghana

  Anthropometric Indices Overall nutritional status
Category Height-for-age (%) Weight-for-age (%) Weight-for-height (%)
Low (below − 2 SD) 44 (17.6) 30 (12.0) 11 (4.4) 66 (26.4)
Normal (Above − 2 SD) 206 (82.4) 220 (88.0) 239 (95.6) 184 (73.6)
Total 250 (100) 250 (100) 250 (100) 250 (100)