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Child malnutrition

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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199025.41
200024.72
200528.33
200821.34

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
20009.72
200511.13
200884

Footnotes:

  1. Ministry of Health. The Republic of Sierra Leone National Nutrition Survey. Freetown, Sierra Leone; 1990.
  2. Government of Sierra Leone and UNICEF, UNFPA, UNHCR, Action AID, CCF, CHASL. The status of women and children in Sierra Leone. A household survey report (MICS-2). Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Development and Economic Planning, November 2000 (and
  3. Statistics Sierra Leone and UNICEF-Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone multiple indicator cluster survey 2005: Final Report. Freetown, Sierra Leone: Statistics Sierra Leone and UNICEF-Sierra Leone, 2007 (and additional analysis).
  4. Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL) and ICF Macro. Sierra Leone demographic and health survey 2008. Demographic and Health Surveys. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL) and ICF Macro, 2009 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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