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Table 3 Relationship between maternal growth monitoring knowledge and stunting, wasting and underweight

From: Effect of maternal growth monitoring knowledge on stunting, wasting and underweight among children 0–18 months in Tamale metropolis of Ghana

CharacteristicStunting
Stunted N = 32 (%)Not stunted N = 308 (%)Total N = 340 (%)p-value
Knowledge level
  Poor knowledge3 (7.1)39 (92.9)42 (100)0.781
  Good knowledge29 (9.7)269 (90.3)298 (100) 
CharacteristicUnderweight
Underweight N = 61 (%)Not underweight N = 279 (%)Total N = 340 (%)p-value
Knowledge level
  Poor knowledge9 (21.4)33 (78.6)42 (100)0.529
  Good knowledge52 (17.4)246 (82.6)298 (100) 
CharacteristicWasting
Wasted N = 88 (%)Not wasted 252 (%)Total N = 340 (%)p-value
Knowledge level
  Poor knowledge10 (23.8)32 (76.2)42 (100)0.743
  Good knowledge78 (26.2)220 (73.8)298 (100)