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Table 2 Prevalence of malnutrition and mean anthropometry scores among children 6–59 months of age, Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, 2013–2014

From: Nutritional situation among Syrian refugees hosted in Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon: cross sectional surveys

  Jordan 2014 Lebanon 2013 Iraq 2013
  Za’atri (Refugee Camp) National (Outside Camp) North South Beirut Bekaa Domiz (Refugee Camp)
Global acute malnutrition, children aged 6–59 mo
 Global – % (95 % CI) 1.2 (0.5–3.2) 0.8 (0.3–2.2) 3.9 (2.5–6.1) 0.3 (0.0–2.6) 0.7 (0.2–2.3) 4.4 (2.3–8.2) 4.1 (2.8–6.1)
 Severe – % (95 % CI) 0.3 (0–2.4) 0 (0) 0.3 (0–2.1) 0 (0) 0.2 (0–1.9) 1.7 (0.5–5.4) 1.1 (0.5–2.4)
 Mean Z-score (SD) 0.26 (0.90) 0.23 (0.94) 0.29 (0.94) 0.39 (0.93) 0.34 (0.92) 0.29 (0.97) -0.02 (1.08)
Stunting, children aged 6–59 mo
 Global –% (95 % CI) 16.7 (11.6–23.4) 10.5 (7.6–14.4) 20.1 (15.6–25.4) 21.0 (16.6–26.2) 14.1 (10.8–18.2) 21.0 (16.0–27.2) 19.0 (15.8–22.7)
 Severe –% (95 % CI) 3.1 (1.6–5.9) 2.5 (1.4–4.6) 2.8 (1.6–5.0) 4.7 (2.6–8.1) 1.0 (0.4–2.5) 4.5 (2.6–7.8) 5.2 (3.4–7.8)
 Mean Z-score (SD) -0.77 (1.33) -0.59 (1.15) -0.99 (1.20) -1.06 (1.17) -0.90 (1.03) -1.07 (1.23) -0.76 (1.46)
Underweight, children aged 6–59 mo
 Global –% (95 % CI) 4.0 (2.4–6.7) 2.9 (1.7–4.9) 3.9 (2.2–6.8) 4.0 (2.4–6.6) 2.5 (1.2–5.1) 2.8 (1.2–6.0) 6.3 (4.6–8.7)
 Severe –% (95 % CI) 0.3 (0–2.3) 0.4 (0.1–1.7) 1.1 (0.4–2.8) 1.0 (0.3–3.0) 0.5 (0.1–2.0) 1.0 (0.3–3.2) 1.4 (0.8–2.4)
 Mean Z-score (SD) -0.24 (1.04) -0.13 (1.01) -0.33 (1.04) -0.29 (1.01) -0.24 (0.97) -0.37 (0.99) -0.39 (1.16)