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Ukraine

Ukraine Nutrition Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 22 2002 78th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 5 2002 107th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 15 2002 88th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 3 2002 127th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 1 2002 86th out of 104
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 6 2002 56th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 18.3% 2005 24th out of 25
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 130 2006 121st out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 18% 2007 18th out of 20
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 4.2% 2007 33th out of 33
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 22.9% 2000 33th out of 43
Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5 4.1% 2000 6th out of 6
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 26.5% 2000 1st out of 43
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5% 2007 117th out of 168

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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"Ukraine Nutrition Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Ukraine/Health/Nutrition