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Honduras

Honduras Nutrition Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 34 2002 55th out of 105
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 35 2002 48th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 80 2002 39th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 29 2002 44th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 17 2002 59th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 1 2002 119th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 80% 1998 4th out of 6
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 230 2006 50th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 29.7% 2006 21st out of 48
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 10.2% 2006 31st out of 55
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 29.9% 2006 19th out of 36
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 5.8% 2006 19th out of 34
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 12% 2007 63th out of 168
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate 6-59 months 62 2001 44th out of 57
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 40% 2005 58th out of 65

SOURCES: UNICEF; United Nations Children's Fund, State of the World's Children.; Food and Agriculture Organisation, Food Security Statistics (http://www.fao.org/economic/ess/food-security-statistics/en/).; UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; World Health Organisation, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.; Food and Agriculture Organisation (http://www.fao.org/faostat/foodsecurity/index_en.htm).

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