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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199250.71
199844.42
200543.53

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199224.31
1998202
200517.43

Footnotes:

  1. International Institute for Population Sciences. National family health survey, India 1992-93. Demographic and Health Surveys. Bombay, India, 1995 (and additional analysis).
  2. International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and ORC Macro. National family health survey (NFHS-2) 1998-99. Demographic and Health Surveys. Mumbai, India, 2000 (and additional analysis).
  3. International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Macro International. National family health survey (NFHS-3), 2005-06: India: Volume I. Demographic and Health Surveys. Mumbai, India: IIPS, 2007 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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