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Child malnutrition

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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199544.11
199642.92
199738.23
2001434
200638.85

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199616.32
199711.53
200113.24
2006115

Footnotes:

  1. National Planning Commission. Nepal multiple indicator surveillance: cycle I, Jan to March 1995 health and nutrition - final report (MICS). Kathmandu, Nepal, 1996 (and additional analysis).
  2. Ajit Pradhan, Ram Hari Aryal, Gokarna Regmi, Bharat Baan, Pavalavalli Govindasamy. Nepal family health survey, 1996. Demographic and Health Surveys. Ministry of Health. Kathmandu, Nepal, 1997 (and additional analysis).
  3. Nepal micronutrient status survey 1998. Kathmandu, Nepal: Ministry of Health, Child Health Division, HMG/N, New ERA, Micronutrient Initiative, UNICEF Nepal and WHO, 2000 (and additional analysis).
  4. Ministry of Health [Nepal], New ERA, and ORC Macro. Nepal demographic and health survey 2001. Demographic and Health Surveys. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Family Health Division, Ministry of Health; New ERA; and ORC Macro, 2002 (and additional analysis).
  5. Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) [Nepal], New ERA, and Macro International Inc. Nepal demographic and health survey 2006. Demographic and Health Surveys. Kathmandu, Nepal: Ministry of Health and Population, New ERA, and Macro International Inc. 20

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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