Croatia Nutrition Stats


% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 23 2002 76th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 90 2002 22nd out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 1 2002 132nd out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 1 2002 134th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 1 2002 121st out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 90% 1999 6th out of 8
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 80 2006 153th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 23.3% 1996 6th out of 8
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 4.8% 2005 33th out of 38
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5% 2007 102nd 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.; Food and Agriculture Organisation (http://www.fao.org/faostat/foodsecurity/index_en.htm).


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