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Table 3 Nutritional status of children (6–59 months) from evicted households

From: Realization of the right to adequate food and the nutritional status of land evictees: a case for mothers/caregivers and their children in rural Central Uganda

Percentage of children (6–59 months) classified as undernourished based on anthropometric z-scores (n = 187)a
  Weight-for-height Weight-for-age Height-for-age
% < -3SD % < -2SD Z-scoreb % < -3SD % < -2SD Z-score % < -3SD % < -2SD Z-score
Age group (months)
 6–11 (n = 27) 0.0 7.4 −0.1 ± 1.0 6.1 25.9 −0.6 ± 1.2 11.1 44.4 0.9 ± 1.5
 12–23 (n = 72) 1.4 12.5 −0.4 ± 1.1 4.2 16.7 −1.0 ± 0.9 4.2 38.8 −1.1 ± 1.2
 24–35 (n = 43) 2.3 13.9 −0.4 ± 1.1 6.9 9.3 −0.9 ± 1.1 6.9 30.2 −1.1 ± 1.1
 36–47 (n = 28) 3.6 3.6 −0.2 ± 0.9 0.0 14.3 −0.7 ± 0.8 3.6 21.4 −0.9 ± 1.0
 48–59 (n = 17) 0.0 0.0 −0.1 ± 0.8 5.8 11.7 −0.9 ± 1.0 11.7 29.4 −1.3 ± 1.0
Total % of children 1.6 9.6 −0.3 ± 1.0 3.2 18.2 0.8 ± 1.0 6.4 34.2 −1.1 ± 1.2
  1. aTotal children with valid dates of birth (month and year of birth) and with complete weight and height measurements
  2. bValues are mean ± SD