Cuba Nutrition Stats


% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 9 2002 100th out of 105
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 41 2002 34th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 73 2002 45th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 5 2002 124th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 4 2002 124th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 2 2002 106th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 88% 2005 6th out of 25
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 60 2006 157th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 26.4% 2006 25th out of 48
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 5.1% 2008 2nd out of 2
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5% 2007 118th 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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