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Table 3 Underweight, stunting and wasting in first year of life

From: Adherence to management guidelines for growth faltering and anaemia in remote dwelling Australian Aboriginal infants and barriers to health service delivery

Anthropometric measure Infants Proportion of cohort with overall mean Z-score ≤ −2 for first year of life Proportion of cohort with at least 1 episode of Z-score ≤ −2 in first year of life
Underweight (weight for age) 372 55 (14.8%) 122 (32.8%)
Stunted (length for age) 354 58 (16.4%) 97 (27.4%)
Wasted (weight for length) 354 19 (5.4%) 65 (18.3%)
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