Table 6.

Maternal Over/Underestimation Errors by Child Weight Status and Maternal Education Level

Weight CategoryTotal
Underestimation ErrorsOverestimation Errors
Underweight WHP < 1023% (7/31)
Low-normal 10 ≤ WHP < 502% (3/205)
High-normal 50 ≤ WHP < 909% (25/283)
Overweight WHP ≥ 9079% (78/99)
Total*,27% (103/382)4% (10/236)
  • * Underestimation: child ≥90th not considered overweight or child ≥50th considered underweight.

  • Overestimation: child <10th not considered underweight or child <50th considered overweight.