Table 3 

Comparison of heightforage and body mass indexforage according to WHO Growth References (519 years) Zscore cutoffs in Control (n = 79) and AUD (n = 78) groups and by gender between groups 

Groups* 
Males* 
Females* 

%Control n 
%AUDs n 
%Control n 
%AUDs n 
%Control n 
%AUDs n 



HeightforAge 

Stunting < 2SD 
10.1 8 
6.4 5 
11.8 4 
9.1 3 
8.9 4 
4.4 2 


Body mass indexforAge 

Underweight < 2SD 
5.1 4 
2.6 2 
8.8 3 
3.0 1 
2.2 1 
2.2 1 
Overweight and Obese > +1SD 
25.3 20 
29.5 23 
17.7 6 
18.2 6 
31.1 14 
37.8 17 


Notes: Body mass index (kg/m2), calculated by dividing weight (kilograms) by height (meters) squared nvalues: Control group: n = 34 males and n = 45 females; AUDs Group: n = 33 males and n = 45 females * No significant differences between Control and AUD groups or by gender between groups using χ^{2 }or Fischer's exact tests 

Naude et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:87 doi:10.1186/147528911087 