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Table 2 Mean height-for-age z-score and prevalence of stunting in children 6–23 months, by age and sex

From: Maternal depression does not affect complementary feeding indicators or stunting status of young children (6–23 months) in Northern Ghana

Height-for-age z-score Number Mean SD Prevalence of stunting (%)
Age group (months)
 6–11 82 − 1.46 1.53 36.9
 12–23 118 − 1.82 1.35 44.1
Sex
 Male 86 − 2.08 1.35 51.2
 Female 114 − 1.36 1.42 33.3
 All 200 − 1.67 1.43 41.0