Swaziland - Prevalence of overweight

Prevalence of overweight, female (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of overweight children is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations above the median for the international reference population of the corresponding age as established by the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

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

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Year Value
2000 13.90
2006 10.90

Prevalence of overweight, male (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of overweight children is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations above the median for the international reference population of the corresponding age as established by the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

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

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Year Value
2000 15.80
2006 11.80

Prevalence of overweight (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of overweight children is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations above the median for the international reference population of the corresponding age as established by the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

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

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Year Value
2000 14.90
2006 11.40

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition