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Child malnutrition

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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199339.81
199435.92
200036.43
200631.64

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
200015.43
20069.84

Footnotes:

  1. Ministry of Public Health. Women and children in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Results from the LAO social indicator survey (LSIS). Vientiane: Mother and Child Institute, 1994 (and additional analysis).
  2. Diagnostic de la situation nutritionnel et consommationn alimentaire au Laos. Rapport complet de l'étude sur l'état nutritionnel de la population Laotienne. ESNA: TCP/LAO/2354. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization, 1995 (and additional analysis).
  3. Ministry of Health, National Institute of Public Health [Lao People's Democratic Republic]. Report on national health survey: Health status of the people in Lao PDR. Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, January 2001 (and additional analysis).
  4. Department of Statistics and UNICEF. Lao PDR multiple indicator cluster survey 2006, final report. Vientiane, Lao PDR: Department of Statistics and UNICEF, 2008 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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