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Health > Nutrition Stats: compare key data on Ethiopia & India

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STAT Ethiopia India HISTORY
% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 77
Ranked 6th. 17% more than India
66
Ranked 12th.
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 55
Ranked 22nd. 49% more than India
37
Ranked 44th.
% of households consuming iodized salt 28
Ranked 87th.
50
Ranked 67th. 79% more than Ethiopia
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 52
Ranked 4th. 13% more than India
46
Ranked 10th.
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 47
Ranked 5th. The same as India
47
Ranked 4th.
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 16
Ranked 3rd.
18
Ranked 1st. 13% more than Ethiopia
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 11
Ranked 30th.
16
Ranked 4th. 45% more than Ethiopia
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 19.9%
Ranked 23th.
51.1%
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 310
Ranked 16th. 19% more than India
260
Ranked 31st.

Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 49%
Ranked 5th. 6% more than India
46.4%
Ranked 10th.

Low-birthweight babies > % of births 20.3%
Ranked 3rd.
27.6%
Ranked 1st. 36% more than Ethiopia

Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 50.7%
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than India
47.9%
Ranked 4th.

Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 5.1%
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than India
1.9%
Ranked 30th.

Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 41%
Ranked 8th. 95% more than India
21%
Ranked 37th.

Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate 6-59 months 16
Ranked 56th.
25
Ranked 55th. 56% more than Ethiopia
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 84%
Ranked 34th. 27% more than India
66%
Ranked 41st.

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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