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Health > Nutrition > Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Vitamin A supplementation refers to the percentage of children ages 6-59 months old who received at least one high-dose vitamin A capsule in the previous six months.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Togo 100% 2009
=1 Mali 100% 2009
=1 Burkina Faso 100% 2009
=4 Vietnam 99% 2009
=4 Sierra Leone 99% 2009
=4 Kyrgyzstan 99% 2009
7 Cambodia 98% 2009
=8 Mozambique 97% 2009
=8 Senegal 97% 2009
=10 Mongolia 95% 2007
=10 Niger 95% 2009
=10 Nepal 95% 2009
=10 Cameroon 95% 2005
=10 Madagascar 95% 2009
=10 Oman 95% 2004
=10 Afghanistan 95% 2009
=10 Burma 95% 2009
=10 Malawi 95% 2009
=19 Rwanda 94% 2009
=19 Djibouti 94% 2009
=19 Guinea 94% 2008
=19 Tanzania 94% 2009
23 Liberia 92% 2009
=24 Bangladesh 91% 2009
=24 Philippines 91% 2009
=24 Zambia 91% 2009
=24 Pakistan 91% 2009
=28 Burundi 90% 2009
=28 Ghana 90% 2009
=30 Democratic Republic of the Congo 89% 2009
=30 Mauritania 89% 2009
=30 Botswana 89% 2009
=33 Laos 88% 2009
=33 Cote d'Ivoire 88% 2009
=35 Central African Republic 87% 2009
=35 Tajikistan 87% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 85.75% 2009
37 Lesotho 85% 2007
=38 Sudan 84% 2009
=38 Ethiopia 84% 2009
=38 Indonesia 84% 2009
41 Guinea-Bissau 80% 2009
42 Azerbaijan 79% 2009
43 Nigeria 78% 2009
44 Zimbabwe 77% 2009
45 Chad 71% 2009
=46 Namibia 68% 2005
=46 Mexico 68% 2005
48 India 66% 2009
49 Uzbekistan 65% 2009
=50 Uganda 64% 2009
=50 Sri Lanka 64% 2005
=52 Kiribati 62% 2005
=52 Somalia 62% 2009
54 Costa Rica 60% 2004
55 Benin 56% 2009
56 Maldives 52% 2009
57 Kenya 51% 2009
58 Ecuador 50% 2002
59 Bhutan 48% 2007
=60 Bolivia 45% 2009
=60 East Timor 45% 2009
62 Eritrea 44% 2009
63 Guatemala 43% 2009
64 Haiti 42% 2005
=65 Honduras 40% 2005
=65 Comoros 40% 2009
=65 Dominican Republic 40% 2003
=68 South Africa 39% 2008
=68 Marshall Islands 39% 2007
70 Sao Tome and Principe 37% 2009
71 The Gambia 28% 2008
72 Swaziland 27% 2009
=73 El Salvador 20% 2007
=73 Brazil 20% 1999
75 Papua New Guinea 12% 2009
76 Congo, Republic of the 8% 2009
=77 Peru 6% 2002
=77 Nicaragua 6% 2009
79 Panama 4% 2005
80 Iraq 0.84% 2006
81 Gabon 0.0 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Nutrition > Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Children's Fund, State of the World's Children. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Nutrition/Vitamin-A-supplementation-coverage-rate/%-of-children-ages-6--59-months

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