Table 1

Reported current practices for measurement of weight and child dress by age

Infant (<2 years)Child (≥2 years)
Infant weight equipmentN%Child weight equipmentN%
Baby scale (digital)6893.15Digital or electronic scale5068.49
Beam balance scale34.11Beam balance scale2128.77
No equipment for babies11.37Other22.74
Infant clothingN % Child clothingN%
Naked3345.83Light clothes, no shoes6083.33
Diaper only2636.11Light clothes, with shoes11.39
Light clothes22.78Fully clothed, no shoes811.11
Fully clothed, no shoes22.78Fully clothed, with shoes11.39
  • *Free text responses specified naked at very young age <12 months, light clothes otherwise.