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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199236.91
199440.62
199835.83
199932.84
200030.15
200620.26

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19929.71
20005.97
200656

Footnotes:

  1. Viet Nam living standards survey 1992-93 (VNLSS). Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 1998 (and additional analysis).
  2. Bloem MW, Gorstein J. Viet Nam: Xerophthalmia free; 1994 national Vitamin A deficiency and protein-energy malnutrition prevalence survey. Consultancy report 5-17 March 1995. National Institute of Nutrition. Hanoi, Viet Nam, 1995 (and additional analysis).
  3. Dibley MJ, Khoi HH, Khan NC, Tam NC, Tuyen LD, Do TT, Mai LB. National protein energy malnutrition survey, Viet Nam 1998. National Institute of Nutrition, Hanoi, Viet Nam and Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Newcastle, Australia, 1999 (an
  4. Khoi HH, Khan NC, Tuyen LD, Ngu T, Xuan TT. 1999 Viet Nam - child nutrition situation. The national goal for child malnutrition control. Hanoi: Medical Publishing House, 2000 (and additional analysis).
  5. National Institute of Nutrition and General Statistical Office. 2000 - Vietnam child an mother nutrition situation. Hanoi: Medical Publishing House, 2001 (and additional analysis).
  6. National household living standard survey 2006 (VHLSS2006). Results reported in Viet Nam multiple indicator cluster survey 2006 - MICS3. Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2007 (accessed 3 July 2008 http://www.childinfo.org/files/MICS3_Vietnam_FinalReport_2006.pdf).
  7. UNICEF Viet Nam. Multiple indicator cluster survey Viet Nam, 2000. New York: UNICEF, 2004. Standard tables http://www.childinfo.org/MICS2/newreports/vietnam/vietnam.htm (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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