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Table 3 Prevalence of low weight-for-age (underweight) in 331 pastoral Fulani children, by sex and age group.

From: Prevalence of malnutrition among settled pastoral Fulani children in Southwest Nigeria

Age Group (months) Sex Number below Cut-off (-2 SD) Number in age Group Percentage below Cut-off
6–11.99 Boys 1 1 100.0
  Girls 0 2 0.0
  Combined 1 3 33.3
12–23.99 Boys 9 14 64.3
  Girls 9 10 90.0
  Combined 18 24 75.0
24–35.99 Boys 2 2 100.00
  Girls 6 17 35.3
  Combined 8 19 42.1
36–47.99 Boys 3 16 18.8
  Girls 3 10 30.3
  Combined 6 26 23.1
48–59.99 Boys 3 15 20.0
  Girls 2 16 12.5
  Combined 5 31 16.1
60–71.99 Boys 5 17 29.4
  Girls 1 9 11.1
  Combined 6 26 23.1
72–83.99 Boys 8 22 36.4
  Girls 8 17 47.1
  Combined 16 39 41.0
84–95.99 Boys 5 13 38.5
  Girls 1 25 4.0
  Combined 6 38 15.8
96–107.99 Boys 12 18 66.7
  Girls 4 15 26.7
  Combined 16 33 48.5
108–119.99 Boys 1 7 14.3
  Girls 10 15 66.7
  Combined 11 22 50.0
> 120 Boys 23 42 54.8
  Girls 12 28 42.9
  Combined 35 70 50.0
Total Boys 72 167 43.1
  Girls 56 164 34.1
  Combined 128 331 38.7