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Table 4 Comparison of mean anthropometric z- scores and dietary diversity scores of children

From: Nutritional status and dietary diversity of orphan and non – orphan children under five years: a comparative study in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana

Indicator N Mean SD F p - value
Height –for –age z- score (HAZ)
 Non- orphan 123 −1.0498 0.863 2.937 0.522
 Orphan 123 −0.9731 1.010
Weight- for- height z- score (WHZ)
 Non -orphan 123 −0.857 0.598 5.94 0.272
 Orphan 123 −0.756 0.823
Weight- for –age z – score (WAZ)
 Non- orphan 123 −1.203 0.610 5.37 0.122
 Orphan 123 −1.062 0.807
Dietary diversity score (dds)
 Non- orphan 104 4.375 1.345 45.29 <  0.001
 Orphan 117 6.077 0.745