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Table 3 Comparing nutritional status of under-five children to gender, residence and division, BDHS-2014

From: Correlates of stunting among under-five children in Bangladesh: a multilevel approach

Category

Height for age (Stunted)

Weight for height (Wasted)

Weight for age (Underweight)

Severely malnourished Frequency (%)

Moderately malnourished Frequency (%)

Normal (Well- nourished) Frequency (%)

Severely malnourished Frequency (%)

Moderately malnourished Frequency (%)

Normal (Well- nourished) Frequency (%)

Severely malnourished Frequency (%)

Moderately malnourished Frequency (%)

Normal (Well- nourished) Frequency (%)

Sex

 Male

441 (12.35)

900 (25.20)

2230 (62.45)

132 (3.70)

411 (11.51)

3028 (84.79)

271 (7.59)

874 (24.47)

2426 (67.94)

 Female

392 (11.55)

814 (23.98)

2188 (64.47)

81 (2.39)

381 (11.23)

2932 (86.39)

281 (8.28)

834 (24.57)

2279 (67.15)

P-value

 

0.092

  

0.008

  

0.329

 

Residence

 Urban

224 (10.24)

479 (21.89)

1485 (67.87)

62 (2.83)

196 (8.96)

1930 (88.21)

147 (6.72)

445 (20.34)

1596 (72.94)

 Rural

609 (12.75)

1235 (25.85)

2933 (61.40)

151 (3.16)

596 (12.48)

4030 (84.36)

405 (8.48)

1263 (26.44)

3109 (65.08)

P-value

 

< 0.001

  

< 0.001

  

< 0.001

 

Division

 Barisal

83 (10.22)

225 (27.71)

504 (62.07)

34 (4.19)

107 (13.18)

671 (82.64)

60 (7.39)

212 (26.11)

540 (66.50)

 Chittagong

186 (14.09)

315 (23.86)

819 (62.05)

41 (3.11)

152 (11.52)

1127 (85.38)

108 (8.18)

339 (25.68)

873 (66.14)

 Dhaka

122 (10.06)

282 (23.25)

809 (66.69)

28 (2.31)

121 (9.98)

1064 (87.72)

81 (6.68)

253 (20.86)

879 (72.46)

 Khulna

53 (6.85)

166 (21.45)

555 (71.71)

24 (3.10)

80 (10.34)

670 (86.56)

38 (4.91)

168 (21.71)

568 (73.39)

 Rajshahi

82 (9.37)

182 (20.80)

611 (69.83)

32 (3.66)

118 (13.49)

725 (82.86)

59 (6.74)

218 (24.91)

598 (68.34)

 Rangpur

87 (10.06)

216 (24.97)

562 (64.97)

32 (3.70)

105 (12.14)

728 (84.16)

74 (8.55)

209 (24.16)

582 (67.28)

 Sylhet

220 (19.89)

328 (29.66)

558 (50.45)

22 (1.99)

109 (9.86)

975 (88.16)

132 (11.93)

309 (27.94)

665 (60.13)

P-value

 

< 0.001

  

0.095

  

< 0.001