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Table 3 Average of the z-score values for the indexes weight/age (W/A), length/age (L/A), weight/length (W/L) and head circumference/age (HC/A), according to age and sex of children with Congenital Zika Syndromea. 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
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
0c −0.72 −0.86 −0.56 −1.05 −1.36 − 0.63 − 0.43 0.13 −1.23 − 3.20 − 3.45 −2.81
1 − 0.83 − 1.02 − 0.59 − 1.27 − 1.60 − 0.83 0.49 0.94 − 0.02 −4.00 − 4.50 − 3.53
2 − 1.59 −2.02 − 0.91 −2.08 −2.71 − 1.02 0.36 0.40 0.30 −5.80 −6.63 −2.75
3 −0.45 − 0.57 − 0.31 − 1.47 − 1.97 −0.97 1.83 2.18 1.48 −4.10 − 4.52 −3.56
4 −0.93 − 1.07 − 0.83 − 1.23 − 2.22 − 0.74 1.24 1.73 0.99 − 5.10 − 6.61 −4.03
5 − 0.34 − 0.51 − 0.23 − 1.73 − 1.86 − 1.59 1.82 1.16 2.38 −4.00 − 4.55 −3.38
6 −0.27 − 0.93 0.86 − 1.81 −2.12 − 0.98 1.97 1.12 4.25 − 5.10 − 5.27 −4.58
7 −0.11 −1.23 0.46 −1.38 −2.22 − 1.10 2.43 1.43 2.76 −4.40 −5.50 −3.34
8 −1.39 −1.94 −0.85 − 3.17 − 3.27 −2.99 0.45 0.02 1.32 −6.50 −8.12 −4.27
9 −0.38 −0.43 − 0.34 −1.42 −1.46 − 1.38 1.23 0.91 1.61 −5.20 −6.02 −4.34
10 −0.50 −1.14 0.79 −1.93 −2.47 −1.01 1.18 0.74 1.91 −6.00 − 6.20 −4.79
11 0.16 0.30 −0.26 −1.11 − 1.42 − 0.33 1.20 1.75 − 0.17 −5.60 −6.04 −3.53
12 −0.14 − 0.49 0.57 −1.12 −1.16 − 1.05 1.00 0.60 1.71 −6.30 −6.17 −7.45
  1. aChildren born between October 2015 and May 2017
  2. bOnly 22 municipalities
  3. cAt birth