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Table 2 BMI classification by sex presented per ecozone

From: Soil transmitted helminth infection in primary school children varies with ecozone in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

  LEEa
N = 175
HEE
N = 164
Overall
N = 339
No % No % No %
Maleb N = 96 N = 93 N = 189
 Severe thinnessc 1 1 0 0 1 0.5
 Thinness 9 9.4 10 10.8 19 10.1
 Normal 86 89.6 83 89.2 169 89.4
Female N = 79 N = 71 N = 150
 Severe thinness 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Thinness 6 7.6 0 0 6 4.0
 Normal 73 92.4 71 100 144 96.0
  1. aFisher exact P value between ecozones P = 0.005
  2. bFisher exact P value between sex P = 0.029
  3. cBased on WHO definitions [37]
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