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Child malnutrition

Saudi Arabia > Health

Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199413.51
20045.32

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
200412

Footnotes:

  1. Al-Mazrou YY, Al-Amoud MM, El-Gizouli SE, Khoja T, Al-Turki K, Tantawi N, Khalil MK, Aziz KM. Comparison of the growth standards between Saudi and American children aged 0-5 years. Saudi Medical Journal 2003;24:598-602 [Erratum Saudi Medical Journal 2003;
  2. El-Mouzan MI, Al-Herbish AS, Al-Salloum AA, Qurachi MM, Al-Omar AA. Growth charts for Saudi children and adolescents. Saudi Medical Journal 2007;28:1555-68 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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