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Table 1 Nutritional status of infants with microcephaly at birth and 12–23 months attending the IFF/FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June–December, 2017

From: Infants with microcephaly due to ZIKA virus exposure: nutritional status and food practices

Variable Category n %
At birth
 Weight-for-age z-score < −2 13 20
  ≥ −2 and ≤ 2 52 80
 Height-for-age z-score < −2 15 23.1
  ≥ −2 and ≤ 2 47 72.3
>  2 3 4.6
Head circumference-for-age z-score < −3 40 61.5
  ≥ −3 25 38.5
At the time of the nutritional consultation (12–23 months)
 Weight-for-age z-score < −2 27 41.5
  ≥ −2 and ≤ 2 36 55.4
>  2 1 1.5
 Height-for-age z-score < −2 37 56.9
  ≥ −2 and ≤ 2 26 40
>  2 1 1.5
 Body mass index-for-age z-score < −2 16 24.6
  ≥ −2 and ≤ 2 44 67.7
>  2 4 6.2
 Weight-for-height z-score < −2 19 29.2
  ≥ −2 and ≤ 2 42 64.6
>  2 3 4.6
 Head circumference-for-age z-score < −3 57 87.7
  ≥ −3 8 12.3