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Table 2 Weight-based nutritional diagnosis of patients attending the Nutrition Department of CRIT for the first time by disability diagnosis and age

From: Weight-based nutritional diagnosis of Mexican children and adolescents with neuromotor disabilities

Diagnosis (ICD-10 code) LW / MN Normal OW / OB Total
Male Female Male Female Male Female  
Cerebral palsy (G80)        
0-5 years 23 (51.1) 17 (51.5) 17 (37.8) 13 (39.4) 5 (11.1) 3 (9.1) 78
6-10 years 15 (36.6) 19 (59.4) 15 (36.6) 8 (25.0) 11 (26.8) 5 (15.6) 73
11-18 years 18 (54.5) 11 (42.3) 11 (33.3) 8 (30.8) 4 (12.1) 7 (26.9) 59
Total 56 47 43 29 20 15 210
Spina bifida, unspecified [myelomeningocele] (Q05.9)        
0-5 years 1 (4.0) 1 (5.6) 12 (48.0) 12 (66.7) 12 (48.0) 5 (27.8) 43
6-10 years 0 0 0 1 (16.7) 5 (100) 5 (83.3) 11
11-18 years 0 0 1 (14.3) 1 (20.0) 6 (85.7) 4 (80.0) 12
Total 1 1 13 14 23 14 66
Muscular dystrophy (G71.0)        
0-5 years 0 0 2 (100) 4 (100) 0 0 6
6-10 years 0 1 (100) 3 (33.3) 0 6 (66.7) 0 10
11-18 years 2 (25.0) 0 4 (50.0) 0 2 (25.0) 0 8
Total 2 1 9 4 8 0 24
Down’s syndrome, unspecified (Q90.9)        
0-5 years 3 (27.3) 0 8 (72.7) 6 (100) 0 0 17
6-10 years 0 0 0 0 2 (100) 1 (100) 3
11-18 years 0 0 0 0 0 1 (100) 1
Total 3 0 8 6 2 2 21
Total of disabilities 62 49 73 53 53 31 321
  1. Data show number of cases and parentheses show percentages within each Sex/Age category.