Guatemala - Prevalence of wasting
Prevalence of wasting (% of children under 5)
Prevalence of wasting (% of children under 5) in Guatemala was 1.10 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 3.80 in 1995, while its lowest value was 1.10 in 2009.
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.
Topic: Health Indicators