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Table 5 Prevalence of stunting among preschool children from food secure and food insecure households of Albuko district, northeast Ethiopia, 2017

From: Prevalence of stunting and associated factors among preschool children: A community based comparative cross sectional study in Ethiopia

Characteristics Food secure(n=527) Food insecure(n=512) Total (n=1039)
Number Height-for-age (%) Number Height-for-age (%) Number Height-for-age (%)
% < -3SD % < -2SD % < -3SD % < -2SD % < -3SD % < -2SD
Age
 24-35 132 17.4 28.8 137 32.8 51.8 269 25.3 40.5
 36-47 209 16.7 36.4 183 22.4 41 392 19.4 38.5
 48-59 186 21.5 40.3 192 22.4 38 378 22 39.2
Sex
 Male 222 23.9 42.8 239 28.9 50.2 461 26.5 46.6
 Female 305 14.8 30.8 273 22 36.3 578 18.2 33.4
Total 527 18.6 35.9 512 25.2 42.8 1039 21.8 39.3
  1. SD standard deviation