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Mongolia

Mongolia Nutrition Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 57 2002 25th out of 105
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 51 2002 25th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 45 2002 71st out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 25 2002 59th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 13 2002 74th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 6 2002 57th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 83.1% 2005 9th out of 25
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 260 2006 30th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 57.2% 2005 4th out of 24
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 5.5% 2005 30th out of 38
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 27.5% 2005 13th out of 21
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 14.2% 2005 2nd out of 21
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 26% 2007 25th out of 168
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate 6-59 months 93 2001 18th out of 57
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 95% 2007 19th out of 62

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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