Moldova Nutrition Stats


% of households consuming iodized salt 33 2002 81st out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 10 2002 108th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 3 2002 130th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 3 2002 98th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 59.8% 2005 13th out of 25
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 180 2006 95th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 45.5% 2005 7th out of 24
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 6% 2005 28th out of 38
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 11.3% 2005 19th out of 21
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 9.1% 2005 6th out of 21
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 6% 2007 88th 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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