Table 4

Distribution of underweight, stunting and thinness among participants in the four fields of operations

FieldGazaWest BankSyriaLebanonTotal fieldP value
Underweight, n (%)30 (3.1)16 (3.4)22 (6.3)16 (2.5)84 (3.5)0.014
Stunting, n (%)41 (4.3)11 (2.3)15 (4.3)11 (1.7)78 (3.2)0.014
Thinness, n (%)50 (5.2)24 (5.1)35 (10.1)27 (4.2)136 (5.6)<0.001
Overweight, n (%)25 (2.6)27 (5.7)14 (4)55 (8.6)121 (5)<0.001
  • n means frequency.

  • χ2 test was applied and p<0.05 was considered significant.