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Table 1 Description of the survey database used in the analysis

From: Children who are both wasted and stunted are also underweight and have a high risk of death: a descriptive epidemiology of multiple anthropometric deficits using data from 51 countries

Datasetsa Number of surveysa 2426 surveys from 51 countries
Country (number)b Afghanistan (43), Albania (1), Angola (22), Bangladesh (28), Benin (7), Burkina Faso (55), Burundi (25), Cameroon (10), Central African Republic (58), Chad (243), Congo - Kinshasa (266), Cote d’Ivoire (49), Djibouti (14), Eritrea (4), Ethiopia (265), Gambia (8), Guatemala (2), Guinea (12), Guinea Bissau (13), Haiti (49), India (8), Indonesia (3), Jordan (4), Kenya (132), Liberia (55), Madagascar (4), Malawi (16), Mali (14), Mauritania (57), Mozambique (13), Myanmar (22), Nepal (15), Niger (38), Nigeria (107), Pakistan (18), Philippines (12), Rwanda (26), Senegal (7), Sierra Leone (58), Somalia (227), South Sudan (140), Sri Lanka (3), Sudan (144), Tajikistan (5), Tanzania (8), Thailand (2), Togo (18), Uganda (84), Yemen (5), Zambia (6), Zimbabwe (1)
Year of survey (number) 1992 (3), 1993 (15), 1994 (35), 1995 (39), 1996 (27), 1997 (33), 1998 (21), 1999 (26), 2000 (39), 2001 (41), 2002 (55), 2003 (54), 2004 (76), 2005 (99), 2006 (70), 2007 (83), 2008 (143), 2009 (155) 2010 (201), 2011 (773), 2012 (261), 2013 (250) 2014 (340), 2015 (79), Unknown (7)
Agency (number) ACF (802), CONCERN (108), FSNAU (207), GOAL (141), IMC (15), IRC (3), MSF (95), Plan International (2), SC (58), TDH (7), UNHCR (347), UNICEF (622), World Vision (18), Zerca y Lejos (1)
Childrenc Number of children 1,796,991
Sex Males 909,099 (50.6%)
Females 887,892 (49.4%)
Age Minimum 06 months
1st Quartile 18 months
Median 30 months
Mean 31 months
3rd Quartile 44 months
Maximum 59 months
Country (number)a Afghanistan (47,813), Albania (892), Angola (17,191), Bangladesh (14,554), Benin (7841), Burkina Faso (41,467), Burundi (14,604), Cameroon (8530), Central African Republic (36,161), Chad (145,506), Congo (Kinshasa) (226,767), Cote d’Ivoire (23,990), Djibouti (5257), Eritrea (2281), Ethiopia (167,368), Gambia (6721), Guatemala (608), Guinea (9487), Guinea Bissau (7131), Haiti (39,465), India (5145), Indonesia (1735), Jordan (1517), Kenya (86,018), Liberia (32,686), Madagascar (3156), Malawi (15,998), Mali (10,901), Mauritania (36,617), Mozambique (4417), Myanmar (14,322), Nepal (8844), Niger (48,995), Nigeria (65,738), Pakistan (14,098), Philippines (6095), Rwanda (15,559), Senegal (8421), Sierra Leone (62,914), Somalia (234,982), South Sudan (96,225), Sri Lanka (2573), Sudan (114,113), Tajikistan (4297), Tanzania (5290), Thailand (1795), Togo (11,835), Uganda (54,236), Yemen (1781), Zambia (2364), Zimbabwe (690)
  1. aNumbers given do not include duplicate datasets
  2. bSurveys were from emergency and refugees settings. The specified country of origin may not reflect the nationality or ethnicity of survey respondents
  3. cNumbers given are for records remaining after the censoring of records with biologically implausible values using WHO flagging criteria