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Table 2 Number (N) of children with Congenital Zika Syndromea, with registered anthropometric measurements, and number (n) and proportion (%) of those who had deficit (z-score < − 2SD) for the Weight/Age (W/A), Length/Age (L/A), Weight/Length (W/L) and Head Circumference/ Age (HC/A), according to sex and age. Bahiab, Brazil, November 2017

From: Cross-sectional study of the anthropometric characteristics of children with congenital Zika syndrome up to 12 months of life

Age (months) Anthropometric indexes
W/A L/A W/L HC/A
N < -2SD N < −2SD N < −2SD N < −2SD
n % n % n % n %
0c 45 9 20.0 28 11 39.3 22 5 22.7 34 26 76.5
1 25 2 8.0 16 5 31.3 15 1 6.7 20 17 85.0
2 13 3 23.1 8 5 62.5 8 1 12.5 9 9 100.0
3 15 3 20.0 10 5 50.0 10 1 10.0 12 10 83.3
4 17 5 29.4 9 3 33.3 9 - - 14 12 85.7
5 17 5 29.4 13 4 30.8 11 1 9.1 12 9 75.0
6 19 4 21.1 11 4 36.4 11 - - 13 13 100.0
7 12 2 16.7 8 3 37.5 8 - - 6 4 66.7
8 10 4 40.0 6 4 66.7 6 1 16.7 7 6 85.7
9 18 4 22.2 13 4 30.8 13 1 7.7 15 13 86.7
10 12 3 25.0 8 4 50.0 8 - - 8 8 100.0
11 8 - - 7 3 42.9 7 - - 6 6 100.0
12 15 2 13.3 14 4 28.6 14 2 14.3 12 11 91.7
Total 226 46 20.4 151 59 39.1 142 13 9.2 168 144 85.7
  1. SD standard deviation, N number of children with available anthropometric measurements, at each age (in months), in medical records, n number of children with anthropometric index equivalent to a value less than − 2 SD according to age and sex
  2. aChildren born between October 2015 and May 2017
  3. bOnly 22 municipalities
  4. cAt birth