Venezuela Nutrition Stats


% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 31 2002 58th out of 105
% of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 7 2002 115th out of 125
% of households consuming iodized salt 90 2002 25th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 13 2002 96th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 5 2002 117th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 1 2002 94th out of 104
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 3 2002 96th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 90% 1998 2nd out of 6
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 190 2006 85th out of 169
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 7.1% 1998 9th out of 11
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 8.9% 2007 20th out of 33
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 8% 2007 80th 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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