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Tajikistan

Tajikistan Nutrition Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 35 2002 54th out of 105
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 14 2002 93th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 20 2002 95th out of 112
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 61.9% 2009 5th out of 6
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 190 2006 90th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 25.4% 2005 12th out of 24
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 9.7% 2005 16th out of 38
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 33.1% 2005 10th out of 21
Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5 14.9% 2005 2nd out of 2
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 6.7% 2005 11th out of 21
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 30% 2007 20th out of 168
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 87% 2009 31st 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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