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Table 3 Characteristics of study participants completing the second food frequency questionnaire among the school-aged children in Cambodia (n = 107)

From: Development and validation of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for assessing dietary macronutrients and calcium intake in Cambodian school-aged children

Sex Boys (n = 48) Girls (n = 59) Total (n = 107)
Age (years)a 10.90 ± 2.58 11.53 ± 2.88 11.24 ± 2.75
HAZ z-scorea −0.69 ± 1.06 −1.08 ± 1.06 −0.91 ± 1.07
BAZ z-scorea −0.31 ± 1.40 −0.49 ± 1.04 −0.41 ± 1.21
HAZ z-score < −2SD, n (%)b 2 (4.12) 8 (13.56) 10 (9.35)
BAZ z-score < −2SD, n (%)b 3 (6.23) 3 (5.08) 6 (5.61)
  1. aData are mean ± standard deviation. SD standard deviation
  2. BMI body mass index, weight (kg)/height (m2), HAZ Height for age, BAZ BMI for age
  3. bn number (percentage to all boys n = 48, all girls n = 59, total n = 107)