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Table 3 Male to female WaSt prevalence ratio in 46 countriesa

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

Country M:F prevalence ratio [95% CI]b Country M:F prevalence ratio [95% CI]b
Afghanistan 1.39 [1.28,1.50] Malawi 1.45 [1.23,1.71]
Angola 1.60 [1.39,1.85] Mali 1.69 [1.40,2.05]
Bangladesh 1.36 [1.20,1.53] Mauritania 1.70 [1.50,1.93]
Benin 1.44 [1.12,1.85] Mozambique 2.00 [1.36,2.99]
Burkina Faso 1.85 [1.70,2.03] Myanmar 1.45 [1.28,1.65]
Burundi 1.49 [1.29,1.71] Nepal 1.36 [1.17,1.59]
Cameroon 1.93 [1.56,2.40] Niger 1.49 [1.39,1.60]
Central African Republic 1.57 [1.39,1.76] Nigeria 1.41 [1.32,1.51]
Chad 1.59 [1.52,1.66] Pakistan 1.70 [1.48,1.95]
Congo - Kinshasa 1.72 [1.65,1.80] Philippines 1.54 [1.19,2.01]
Cote d’Ivoire 1.94 [1.66,2.26] Rwanda 1.44 [1.22,1.69]
Djibouti 1.62 [1.27,2.07] Senegal 1.87 [1.48,2.37]
Eritrea 1.70 [1.12,2.63] Sierra Leone 1.53 [1.42,1.66]
Ethiopia 1.87 [1.78,1.97] Somalia 1.86 [1.78,1.94]
Gambia 2.11 [1.63,2.76] South Sudan 1.73 [1.62,1.85]
Guinea 1.66 [1.28,2.17] Sri Lanka 1.02 [0.76,1.37]
Guinea Bissau 1.63 [1.21,2.21] Sudan 1.71 [1.62,1.79]
Haiti 1.74 [1.51,1.99] Tajikistan 1.32 [0.99.1.77]
India 1.12 [0.94,1.33] Tanzania 2.65 [1.80,3.98]
Indonesia 1.35 [0.91,2.02] Thailand 1.46 [0.84,2.56]
Kenya 1.74 [1.62,1.88] Togo 1.71 [1.35,2.18]
Liberia 1.58 [1.41,1.77] Uganda 1.65 [1.50,1.82]
Madagascar 2.47 [1.74,3.54] Zambia 1.17 [0.59,2.32]
   Pooled PRc 1.63 [1.60,1.65]
  1. aCountries with fewer than 30 WaSt cases (i.e. Albania, Guatemala, Jordan, Yemen, Zimbabwe) were excluded from this analysis
  2. bIntervals (ranges) are expressed in ISO 31–11 form. The form [a,b] expresses the interval a ≤ x ≤ b. For example, [1.60,1.65] is used to represent a 95% confidence interval that ranges between 1.60 and 1.65
  3. cCalculated using inverse variance-weighted average fixed effects (Cochran) meta-analysis