Table 5

Prevalence (%) of anthropometric indicators of children under 5 years
2003 2010
(n = 199) (n = 378)
Indicators n % n % p-value*
Low height-for-age (stunting)
 No 185 93.0% 332 87.8% 0.055
 Yes 14 7.0% 46 12.2%
High weight-for-height (overweight)
 No 197 99.0% 353 93.4% 0.002'
 Yes 2 1.0% 25 6.6%

Assis Brasil, AC, 2003 and 2010.

*p-values without a mark ( ): Pearson’s chi-square test; with a mark ( ' ): Fisher's exact test.

Ramalho et al.

Ramalho et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1098   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1098

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