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Djibouti

Djibouti Nutrition Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 26 2002 51st out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 18 2002 57th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 6 2002 32nd out of 104
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 13 2002 13th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 0.4% 2006 37th out of 37
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 220 2006 57th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 1.3% 2006 48th out of 48
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 10.2% 2006 30th out of 55
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 26.5% 2002 6th out of 16
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 8.4% 2002 7th out of 16
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 28% 2007 21st out of 168
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate 6-59 months 91 2001 22nd out of 57
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 94% 2009 17th out of 58

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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