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Table 4 Percentage of early (10–14 years) and late (15–19 years) adolescent girls by stunting, BMI, and MUAC

From: WASH practices and its association with nutritional status of adolescent girls in poverty pockets of eastern India

  Bihar Odisha Chhattisgarh Total
10–14 15–19 N 10–14 15–19 N 10–14 15–19 N 10–14 15–19 N
Stunting
 < −2SD 44.1 40.3 42.7 23.9 46.6 35.0 21.9 34.9 27.7 28.9 39.7 33.6
 <−3SD 17.5 15.1 16.6 4.6 9.5 7.0 3.5 4.7 4.0 7.9 8.4 8.1
 N 1032 596 1628 879 839 1718 1615 1300 2915 3526 2735 6261
BMI
 < −2SD 27.2 26.1 26.8 16.5 8.2 12.5 17.4 10.5 14.3 20.0 13.2 17.1
 <−3SD 7.7 6.6 7.3 3.8 1.5 2.7 3.6 1.8 2.8 4.8 2.7 3.9
 N 1030 593 1623 879 839 1718 1613 1297 2910 3522 2729 6251
MUAC
 < 19 cm 47.6 7.0 32.7 29.7 1.2 15.8 27.5 1.7 16.0 34.1 2.7 20.4
 < 17 cm 20.7 2.1 13.9 7.5 0.1 3.9 5.3 0.2 3.1 10.5 0.6 6.2
 N 1075 625 1700 879 840 1719 1615 1300 2915 3569 2765 6334