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Table 1 Prevalence of malnutrition among the older population of eastern Nepal

From: Nutritional assessment and factors associated with malnutrition among the elderly population of Nepal: a cross-sectional study

Nutritional status Prevalence in females n (%) Prevalence in males n (%) Overall prevalence n (%) 95% CI of overall prevalence
Malnutrition 50 (31.6) 34 (18.8) 84 (24.8) 20.21–29.30
At risk of malnutrition 72 (45.6) 96 (53.0) 168 (49.6) 44.29–54.91
Malnourished 36 (22.8) 51 (28.2) 87 (25.6) 21.06–30.34
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