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Armenia

Armenian Nutrition Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 13 2002 87th out of 105
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 30 2002 62nd out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 84 2002 33th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 13 2002 94th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 3 2002 128th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 2 2002 105th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 97% 2005 2nd out of 25
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 250 2006 38th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 32.5% 2005 10th out of 24
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 18.2% 2005 16th out of 21
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 11.7% 2005 3rd out of 21
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 22% 2007 33th 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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