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Health > Nutrition > Prevalence of wasting > % of children under 5: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Wasting prevalence is the proportion of children under five whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 14% 2007
2 Zimbabwe 7.3% 2006

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"Countries Compared by Health > Nutrition > Prevalence of wasting > % of children under 5. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organisation, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Nutrition/Prevalence-of-wasting/%-of-children-under-5

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