Table 3

Anthropometric status of the study participants (n=400) in Samre Woreda from March-April, 2011
Anthropometric variables n %
Maternal height
≤ 145 cm 9 2.2
>145 cm 391 97.8
Maternal weight
≤ 45 kg 124 31
>45 kg 276 69
Maternal MUAC
< 21 cm 52 13
≥ 21 cm 348 87
Mean 23.2 (±1.9)1
Maternal BMI
< 18.5 kg/m2 100 25
18.5-24.99 kg/m2 293 73.2
≥ 25 kg/m2 7 1.8
Mean 19.8 (±2.00)1

1Mean ± SD (all such values).

Haileslassie et al.

Haileslassie et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:28   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-28

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