Table 1: Socio-demographic and general information of the patients.

Characteristics Frequency Percentage (%)

Age (in months)
 2–1116840
 12–2313732.6
 24–355613.3
 36–47409.5
 48–59194.5
 Total 420100.0
Gender
 Male 23255.2
 Female 18844.8
 Total 420100.0
Social class
 Class 1 0 0.0
 Class 2 0 0.0
 Class 3 39 9.3
 Class 437080.4
 Class 5 11 2.4
 Total420100.0
Appropriately immunised34081.9
Overcrowding 36 8.6
WHO/NCHS classification
 Weight for height
  Normal 24558.3
  Moderate wasting ( score <
  −2 SD)
8921.2
  Severe wasting ( score < −3 SD) 8620.5
  Total 420100.0
 Weight for age
  Normal 27064.3
  Underweight ( score < −2 SD)15035.7
  Total 420100.0
 Height/length for age
  Normal34983.1
  Stunted ( score < −2 SD) 7116.9
  Total 420100.0