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Prevalence Of Wasting, Weight For Height (% Of Children Under 5) in Nigeria

Prevalence Of Wasting, Weight For Height (% Of Children Under 5) in Nigeria from 1983 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 7.90 -56.35
2013 18.10 77.45
2011 10.20 -29.17
2008 14.40 7.46
2007 13.40 19.64
2003 11.20 -36.36
1999 17.60 -14.56
1993 20.60 74.58
1990 11.80 -48.02
1983 22.70 N/A

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Main Nutrition Indicators

  • Stunting And Underweight

    Percentage of children under age 5 whose height for age and weight for age are more than two standard deviation below the respective medians for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Malnutrition Prevalence