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Table 1 Parental socioeconomic status and pre-operative nutritional status of children with obstructive adenotonsillar enlargement

From: Short-term effect of adenotonsillectomy on growth and nutritional anthropometric parameters of children with obstructive adenotonsillar enlargement

Nutritional status Socioeconomic status
  High Middle Low Total [n (%)]
Obese (> 120%) 4 0 1 5 (8.1%)
Overweight (110–119%) 3 1 2 6 (9.7%)
 Normal (90–109%) 12 7 15 34 (54.8%)
 Mild (75–89%) (grade I malnutrition) 1 2 8 11 (17.7%)
 Moderate (60–74%) (grade II malnutrition) 1 1 4 6 (9.7%)
Total [n (%)] 21 (33.9%) 11 (17.7%) 30 (48.4%) 62 (100.0%)
  1. Note: The nutritional status was according to Gomez classification (weight-for-age)