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Table 4 Mean and standard deviation of z scores of HAZ (height/age), WAZ (weight/age) and BMIZ (body mass index/age) of preschool children 2-6 years of age according to age

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

Age 2 years (n = 141) 3 years (n = 313) 4 years (n = 354) 5 years (n = 453) 6 years (n = 278)
HAZ -0.154 (0.909) 0.072 (1.058) 0.081 (1.028) 0.165 (0.973) 0.183 (1.068)
WAZ 0.006 (1.052) 0.071 (1.111) 0.164 (1.004) 0.261 (1.031) 0.355 (1.042)
BMIZ 0.111 (1.189) 0.218 (1.245) 0.276 (1.06) 0.365 (1.014) 0.454 (1.032)