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Health > Nutrition Stats: compare key data on China & Philippines

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STAT China Philippines HISTORY
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 67
Ranked 8th. 81% more than Philippines
37
Ranked 46th.
% of households consuming iodized salt 93
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Philippines
24
Ranked 90th.
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 16
Ranked 83th.
30
Ranked 42nd. 88% more than China
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 11
Ranked 87th.
28
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than China
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 96.4%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Philippines
44.5%
Ranked 20th.

Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 250
Ranked 39th. 4% more than Philippines
240
Ranked 49th.

Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 27.6%
Ranked 11th.
34%
Ranked 8th. 23% more than China

Low-birthweight babies > % of births 2.2%
Ranked 38th.
20.3%
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than China

Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 21.8%
Ranked 9th.
27.9%
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than China

Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 9.2%
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Philippines
2%
Ranked 2nd.

Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 10%
Ranked 72nd.
15%
Ranked 55th. 50% more than China

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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