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Table 3 Baseline nutritional status of HIV positive children on ART in Amhara Regional State referral hospitals, Ethiopia from the 1st of January, 2012 – the 28th February, 2017

From: Effects of undernutrition on survival of human immunodeficiency virus positive children on antiretroviral therapy

Variables Frequency (N) Percent (%)
Underweight
 Normal 252 64.6
 Moderate (WAZ < − 2) 79 20.3
 Severe (WAZ < −3) 59 15.1
Stunting
 Normal 266 68.2
 Moderate (HAZ < −2) 47 12.0
 Severe (HAZ < − 3) 77 19.7
Wasting
 Normal 287 73.6
 Moderate (WHZ or BAZ < − 2) 49 12.6
 Severe (WHZ or BAZ < −3) 54 13.9