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Child malnutrition

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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199316.11
199710.32
200011.93
200610.84

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
20004.23
20063.64

Footnotes:

  1. Guyana Bureau of Statistics. Household income and expenditure survey 1993 and Guyana living standards measurement survey. In: Guyana strategies for reducing poverty. Report No. 12861-GUA. Washington: The World Bank, 1994:50-67 (and additional analysis).
  2. Ministry of Health (Guyana) and Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (PAHO/CFNI). Micronutrient study report - Guyana survey - Vitamin A, beta-carotene, iron and iodine status. PAHO/CFNI/97.J5. Kingston, Jamaica, 1997 (and additional analysis).
  3. Bureau of Statistics [Guyana] and UNICEF. Guyana multiple indicator cluster survey (MICS). Georgetown, Guyana, 2001 (and additional analysis).
  4. Bureau of Statistics and UNICEF. Guyana multiple indicator cluster survey 2006, final report. Georgetown, Guyana: Bureau of Statistics and UNICEF, 2008 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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