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Child malnutrition

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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19939.61
199710.32
1998103
20017.84
20034.35

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19931.91
19972.72
19982.63
20012.14
20031.75

Footnotes:

  1. Nicaragua 1993 living standards measurement survey (LSMS). Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 1997 (and additional analysis).
  2. Ministerio de Salud. Encuesta nicaragüense de demografia y salud 1998. Demographic and Health Surveys.Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas y Censos. Managua, Nicaragua, 1999 (and additional analysis).
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas y Censos [Nicaragua] and the World Bank. Encuesta nacional de hogares sobre medicion de niveles de vida, 1998 (2nd Living Standard Measurements Survey). Managua, Nicaragua, 1999 (and additional analysis).
  4. Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas y Censos (INEC), Ministerio de Salud (MINSA), ORC Macro et al. Encuesta nicaragüense de demografia y salud 2001. Demographic and Health Surveys. Calverton, Maryland, USA: INEC, MINSA, and ORC Macro, 2002 (and additional
  5. Ministra de Salud, MINSA y CDC. Sistema integrado de vigilancia de interventiones nutricionales (SIVIN): Informe de progreso, Nicaragua 2003-05. Managua, Nicaragua 2008 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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