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Table 2 Nutritional Status of primary schoolchildren using BMI scores

From: Malnutrition and poor oral health status are major risks among primary school children at Lasbela, Balochistan, Pakistan

Nutritional status Class Total (%)
1 2 3 4 5
Normal 1035 577 490 373 329 2805 (44.1)
Severe acute malnutrition 181 96 113 112 86 588 (9.2)
Moderate malnutrition 265 198 206 157 133 959 (15.1)
Mild malnutrition 392 324 259 240 221 1436 (22.6)
Overweight 177 63 45 37 46 368 (5.8)
Obese 119 35 21 20 12 207 (3.3)