7.5.2  Classification of anaemia

A child assessed for anaemia will have one of the following three classifications:

  • Severe anaemia: when there is severe palmar pallor
  • Anaemia: when there is some palmar pallor
  • No anaemia: when there is no palmar pallor.

7.5.1  Classification of malnutrition

7.5.3  Classification of malnutrition and anaemia using a classification table