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Table 2 Prevalence of malnourished children, 5.08–10 years old, by occupational group: Philippines, 2013

From: Nutritional status of children ages 0–5 and 5–10 years old in households headed by fisherfolks in the Philippines

Occupation Groups Form of Malnutrition
Underweight Stunting Wasting Overweight
All children 29.1 (0.5)a 29.9 (0.5) 8.6 (0.3) 9.1 (0.3)
 • Special Occupations 20.2 (4.5) 25.1 (5.2) 8.4 (3.7) 13.4 (3.4)
 • Officials, Corporate Executives, Managers and Managing Proprietors and Supervisors 17.1 (1.4) 17.3 (1.5) 5.7 (0.8) 17.6 (1.4)
 • Professional 14.7 (2.3) 14.1 (2.4) 8.5 (1.8) 22.1 (3.2)
 • Technicians and Associate Professionals 20.0 (2.3) 17.9 (2.3) 7.7 (1.6) 14.8 (1.9)
 • Clerks 16.2 (2.7) 16.7 (2.8) 4.6 (1.4) 18.0 (3.0)
 • Service Workers and Shop and Market Sales Workers 21.8 (1.7) 21.2 (1.7) 8.1 (1.2) 11.9 (1.5)
 • Farmers, Forestry Workers and Fishermen 36.6 (0.8) 40.1 (0.8) 8.4 (0.4) 4.4 (0.3)
  o Farmers and other plant growers 35.9 (0.8) 40.1 (0.9) 8.3 (0.5) 4.5 (0.4)
  o Animal producers 29.4 (7.6) 38.9 (8.7) 7.0 (4.1) 11.0 (5.1)
  o Forestry and related workers 37.3 (7.5) 43.3 (7.3) 7.1 (3.0) 2.6 (2.6)
  o Fishermen/Fisherfolks 39.9 (1.9) 39.9 (1.9) 8.6 (1.0) 4.0 (0.6)
 • Craft and Related Trades Workers 31.3 (1.4) 31.4 (1.4) 10.0 (0.9) 6.6 (0.7)
 • Plant and Machine Operators and Assemblers 24.8 (1.3) 23.7 (1.3) 8.0 (0.7) 11.2 (0.9)
 • Elementary Occupation: Laborers and Unskilled Workers 32.9 (1.2) 33.8 (1.2) 9.9 (0.7) 5.7 (0.5)
 • No occupation 25.3 (1.0) 24.1 (0.9) 9.0 (0.6) 12.9 (0.7)
  1. aPercentage (Standard Error)