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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe Nutrition Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 42 2002 43th out of 105
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 56 2002 21st out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 41 2002 73th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 29 2002 46th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 13 2002 75th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 4 2002 81st out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 36.6% 2006 24th out of 37
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 110 2006 138th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 51.4% 2009 3rd out of 12
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 7.8% 2006 44th out of 55
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 35.2% 2000 23th out of 43
Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5 10.1% 2000 3rd out of 6
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 9.2% 2000 12th out of 43
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5% 2007 134th out of 168
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 37% 2009 53th 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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