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Table 5 Relation between child developmental status and nutritional status of children in Wolaita District, South Ethiopia, 2015

From: Child development and nutritional status in 12–59 months of age in resource limited setting of Ethiopia

VariablesChild development domains
Communication r (P value)Gross motor r (P value)Fine motor r (P value)Personal social r (P value)Problem solving r (P value)
Weight-for-height (WHZ)− 0.019 (0.639)0.042 (0.3000)0.065 (0.112)0.058 (0.158)− 0.08 (0.851)
Height-for-age [19]0.207 (0.000)**0.263 (0.000)**0.147 (0.000)**0.159 (0.000)**0.186 (0.000)**
Weight-for -age (WAZ)0.125 (0.002)*0.227 (0.000)**0.159 (0.000)**0.16 (0.000)**0.110 (0.007)*
  1. *Significant at P value < 0.05
  2. **Significant at P value < 0.0001