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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199035.11
199335.12
199927.33
200327.24
200826.75

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199015.11
200311.94
200812.75

Footnotes:

  1. Nigerian demographic and health survey 1990. Demographic and Health Surveys. Federal Office of Statistics, Lagos, Nigeria, 1992 (and additional analysis).
  2. Federal Ministry of Health and Sociel Services. National micronutrient survey, 1993. Ibadan, Nigeria, 1996 (and additional analysis).
  3. Federal Office of Statistics [Nigeria] and UNICEF. Multiple indicator cluster survey (1999) Nigera (MICS). Lagos: Federal Office of Statistics and UNICEF, December 14, 2000.
  4. National Population Commission [Nigeria] and ORC Macro. Nigeria demographic and health survey 2003. Demographic and Health Surveys. Calverton, Maryland: National Population Commission and ORC Macro, 2004 (and additional analysis).
  5. National Population Commission (NPC) [Nigeria] and ICF Macro. Nigeria demographic and health survey 2008. Demographic and Health Surveys. Abuja, Nigeria: National Population Commission and ICF Macro, 2009 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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