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Table 2 Distribution of children with acute and chronic malnutrition in the STRONGkids classes of risk for malnutrition

From: Application of a score system to evaluate the risk of malnutrition in a multiple hospital setting

  Low Moderate High Tot
  (N=46) (N=76) (N=22) (N=144)
Acute malnutrition (BMI SD-scores < -2) 5 (11%) 9 (12%) 2 (9%) 16 (11%)
Chronic malnutrition (HFA SD-scores < -2) 2 (4%) 9 (12%) 4 (18%) 15 (10%)
Overall malnutrition (Acute+Chronic) 7 (15%) 17a (22%) 5a (22%) 29a (20%)
  1. atwo patients were classified with both acute and chronic malnutrition.