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Table 3 Mean and standard deviation of z scores for height (height/age - HAZ), weight (weight/age - WAZ) and body mass index (BMI/age - BMIZ) according to gender in preschool children 2-6 years of age

From: Nutritional status of pre-school children from low income families

Gender Male (n = 840) Female (n = 704) Total (n = 1544)
HAZ 0.07 (1.039) 0.23 (0.99) 0.14 (1.02)
WAZ 0.28 (1.108) 0.33 (0.977) 0.30 (1.05)
BMIZ 0.41 (1.174) 0.41 (1.006) 0.41 (1.1)