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Table 3 Distribution of weight by height z-score by country

From: Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative: design, implementation, and baseline findings

Weight-for-height z-score Guatemala (N = 4723) Honduras (N = 2875) Mexico (N = 5755)
% SE % SE % SE
less than −3 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
−3 to −2 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
−2 to 0 39% 1% 40% 1% 30% 1%
0 to 2 54% 1% 54% 1% 62% 1%
2 to 3 3% 0% 4% 0% 5% 0%
greater than 3 2% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0%
Weight-for-height z-score Nicaragua (N = 2158) Panama (N = 1847) El Salvador (N = 3273)
% SE % SE % SE
less than −3 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
−3 to −2 1% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0%
−2 to 0 35% 1% 42% 2% 41% 1%
0 to 2 57% 1% 53% 2% 51% 1%
2 to 3 5% 1% 2% 0% 4% 0%
greater than 3 3% 1% 1% 0% 2% 0%