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Table 6 Nutritional status and ocular morbidity

From: Factors associated with childhood ocular morbidity and blindness in three ecological regions of Nepal: Nepal pediatric ocular disease study

BMI Frequency Percent Presence of ocular disease Corneal opacity
Under weight (<=17.50 kg/m2) 7741 75.4 296(81.3%) 68(85.0%)
Normal weight (>17.50-22.99 kg/m2) 2023 19.7 56(15.5%) 11(13.5%)
Over weight (23.00-27.99 kg/m2) 310 3.0 10(2.7%) 1(1.2%)
Obesity (>28 kg/m2) 141 1.4 2(0.5%) 0