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Table 2 Nutritional status of 6–59 months old children in food secured households of Western Amhara region, Ethiopia, June 2017 (N = 815)

From: Food security is not the only solution to prevent under-nutrition among 6–59 months old children in Western Amhara region, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (n = 815) Percentage (%)
Under weight 122 15.0
Severely under weight 39 4.8
Normal weight 654 80.2
Stunted 216 26.5
Severely stunted 110 13.5
Not stunted 489 60
Wasted 60 7.4
Severely wasted 34 4.2
Overweight/obesity 22 2.7
Not wasted 699 85.8