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Table 1 Age group category thresholds for children (as defined by WHO [16])

From: Systematic review to evaluate a potential association between helminth infection and physical stunting in children

Group Current WHO guidelines This review
Age (months) Age (years)
Infants 0 to 12 0 to 1
Young children 12+ to 23 1+ to 5
Preschool-age children (PSAC) 24 to 59 1+ to 5
School-age children (SAC) 5 to 14 years old 5+ to 20