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Child malnutrition

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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
1994101
199911.32

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19940.81
19991.62

Footnotes:

  1. Ministry of Health. National study on the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) among children 6 months to 7 years. Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 1995 (and additional analysis).
  2. Alasfoor D, Mohammed AJ. Implications of the use of the new WHO growth charts on the interpretation of malnutrition and obesity in infants and young children in Oman. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 2009;15:890-8 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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