Fiji - Prevalence of wasting

Prevalence of wasting (% of children under 5)

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.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.

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Year Value
1993 9.80


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition