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Table 2 Prevalence of under nutrition in children 6–35 month age in Ethiopia

From: Dietary zinc intake and its determinants among Ethiopian children 6–35 months of age

Region Stunting Prevalence (%) Wasting Prevalence (%) Underweight Prevalence (%)
  N <-3SD <-2SD N <-3SD <-2SD n <-3SD <-2SD
Tigray 640 18.1 47.7 639 1.7 8.9 638 6.8 28.4
Afar 497 17.7 36.1 492 6.6 26.0 494 16 38.6
Amhara 825 21 44.9 822 1.4 8.1 823 7.6 27.9
Oromiya 921 15.3 34.9 918 1.6 8.9 920 8 22.4
Somali 615 11.2 27.4 612 3.2 13.1 614 7.2 22.5
B/Gumuz 501 18.8 38.4 500 3.9 15.1 501 11.2 27.6
SNNP 893 18.6 40.7 891 1.2 6.3 893 7 21.9
Gambella 415 10.1 24.4 415 3.1 13.9 415 6.3 21.5
Harari 383 12.9 31.0 382 1.2 8.2 383 4.9 20.8
A/ Ababa 572 6.6 19.4 570 0.7 3.2 572 2 7.6
Dire Dawa 440 10.8 27.7 440 2.6 10.6 440 5 19.9
Total 6702 17.2 38.7 6681 1.6 8.4 6693 7.5 23.8