Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis Nutrition Stats


% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 56 2002 20th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 100 2002 2nd out of 112
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 100% 2000 1st out of 54
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 180 2006 92nd out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 55.6% 1998 3rd out of 11
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 10.8% 2007 12th out of 33
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 16% 2007 50th 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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