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Table 3 Distribution of Stunting is calculated according to different age groups. Ratio of children with mild, moderate and severe stunting is calculated according to 3 ages group including 4–7 years, 8–11 years and 12–18 years

From: Stunting diagnostic and awareness: impact assessment study of sociodemographic factors of stunting among school-going children of Pakistan

Age groupsTotal stunted participants
N = 354
Mild Stunting
(−2SD - < −1SD)
N = 93
Moderate Stunting
(−3SD - < −2SD)
N = 175
Severe stunting
(<−3SD)
N = 86
4–7 years134 (37.85%)21 (22.58%)73 (41.71%)40 (46.51%)
8–11 years184 (51.98%)54 (58.06%)92 (52.57%)38 (44.19%)
12–18 years36 (10.17%)18 (19.35%)10 (5.72%)8 (9.3%)