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Togo

Togo Nutrition Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 18 2002 82nd out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 67 2002 53th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 22 2002 71st out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 7 2002 27th out of 104
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 12 2002 21st out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 25.4% 2006 29th out of 37
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 280 2006 25th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 48.2% 2008 4th out of 15
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 11.5% 2006 20th out of 55
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 27.8% 2006 23th out of 36
Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5 22.3% 2006 1st out of 8
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 4.7% 2006 23th out of 34
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 30% 2007 18th out of 168
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate 6-59 months 77 2001 36th out of 57
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 100% 2009 3rd 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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