Table 4

Accuracy of concerns about child's weight

AccurateInaccurate
n%n%
Mother's opinion of child's weight
 Should weigh more721.22678.8
 Should weigh less1285.7214.3
 Total1940.42859.6
Mothers recall of concerns recently raised by a health professional
 Child being underweight550.0550.0
 Child being overweight777.8222.2
 Total1263.2736.8