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Table 2 Anthropometric measures of Egyptian patients with child

From: Environmental hazards and demographic and clinical data of childhood interstitial lung diseases in a tertiary institute in Egypt

BMI for age Weight for age Height for age
Z score N (%) Z score N (%) Z score N (%)
Between 2 and 1 (overweight) 1 (2.5) Between − 1 and + 2
(Normal)
19 (47.5) Between − 1 and + 2
(normal)
11 (27.5)
Between 0 and 1 (normal) 22 (55) Between − 2 and − 1 (mildly underweight) 12 (30) Between − 2 and − 1 (mildly stunted) 15 (37.5)
Between − 2 and − 3 (thin) 14 (35) Between − 3 and − 2 (moderately underweight) 5 (12.5) Between − 3 and − 2
(moderately stunted)
8 (20)
Below − 3 (very thin) 3 (7.5) < − 3 (severely underweight) 4 (10) < − 3 (severely stunted) 6 (15)
  1. BMI body mass index