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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea Nutrition Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 24 2002 72nd out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 20 2002 94th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 39 2002 24th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 19 2002 54th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 4 2002 50th out of 104
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 7 2002 50th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 33.3% 2000 35th out of 54
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 23.5% 2000 26th out of 50
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 12.8% 2000 27th out of 65
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 35% 2004 5th out of 16
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 8.3% 2004 8th out of 16

SOURCES: UNICEF; United Nations Children's Fund, State of the World's Children.; 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.

Citation

"Equatorial Guinea Nutrition Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Equatorial-Guinea/Health/Nutrition