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Table 2 Under-five children z-score classification for underweight, stunting and wasting (n = 2352)

From: Water, sanitation and hygiene practices associated with improved height-for-age, weight-for-height and weight-for-age z-scores among under-five children in Nepal

Outcome indicators Undernourished Children N (%) Adequately nourished Children N (%)
z-score < − 3 z-score between − 3 to <−  2 Total (z- score < − 2) z-score between − 2 to + 2 z-score > + 2 Total (z-score > − 2)
Height-for-age (Stunting) 284 (12.1) 559 (23.8) 843 (35.8) 1489 (63.3) 20 (0.85) 1509 (64.2)
Weight-for-height (Wasting) 44 (1.9) 187 (8) 231 (9.8) 2092 (88.9) 29 (1.2) 2121 (90.2)
Weight-for-age (Underweight) 124 (5.3) 511 (21.7) 635 (27.0) 1710 (72.7) 7 (0.3) 1717 (73.0)