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Table 2 Prevalence of composite index of anthropometric failure in Tanzania (1991–2015)

From: The burden and correlates of childhood undernutrition in Tanzania according to composite index of anthropometric failure

CIAF categories 1991 1996 1999 2004–05 2010–11 2015–16 P-value*
A No failure (%) 50.0 49.0 50.2 57.8 54.1 61.7 < 0.001
B Wasting only (%) 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 1.3 1.6 < 0.001
C Wasting and underweight (%) 2.8 3.0 1.8 1.3 1.7 1.3 < 0.001
D Wasting. Stunting and underweight (%) 2.2 3.2 2.7 1.3 1.8 1.5 < 0.001
E Stunting and underweight (%) 21.0 21.0 21.5 16.5 11.4 9.7 < 0.001
F Stunting only (%) 20.1 19.3 19.5 19.9 28.8 23.2 < 0.001
Y Underweight only (%) 3.0 3.5 3.4 2.8 0.9 0.9 < 0.001
  CIAF, (%)a 50.0 51.0 49.8 42.2 45.9 38.2 < 0.001
  Total (%) 100 100 100 100 100 100  
  1. *P-value for trends from 1991 to 2015
  2. a = CIAF = B + C + D + E + F + Y