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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199432.51
1995392
200125.73

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19948.61
20016.73

Footnotes:

  1. Ministry of Health and Welfare. Nutritional status and child feeding practices of Maldivian children. Department of Public Health. Male, Maldives, 1994.
  2. Maldives multiple indicator survey report (MICS). United Nations Children's Fund. Malé, Maldives, June 1996 (and additional analysis).
  3. Damodar Sahu. Multiple indicator cluster survey (MICS 2) Maldives (draft). Ministry of Health. Male, Republic of Maldives, 2001 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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