Table 3

Nutritional status of schoolchildren in Ouagadougou according to age

Nutritional status (%)


Age (years)

N

Overweight/Obesity

Thinness

Stunting

Anaemia

Vitamin A deficiency ††


7-9

63

4 (6.3)

9 (14.3)

0 (0.0)

19 (30.2)

3 (17.6)

10-12

507

11 (2.2)

64 (12.6)

42 (8.3)

207 (40.8)

55 (43.3)

13-14

79

0 (0.0)

16 (20.3)

15 (19.0)

36 (45.6)

9 (31.0)

P value*

0.039

0.184

< 0.001

0.160

0.081


Total

649

15 (2.3)

89 (13.7)

57 (8.8)

262 (40.4)

67 (38.7)


†† On sub-sample only (N = 173)

* χ2 test

Daboné et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:34   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-34

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