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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199215.31
20026.82

Children under 5 severely underweight, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
20021.52

Footnotes:

  1. Ge Keyou. The dietary and nutritional status of Chinese population (1992 national nutrition survey). Beijing: Institute of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, 1995 (and additional analysis).
  2. Yang X, Wang Z, He Y, Yu W, Hu Y, Zhai F. [Trends and prevalence of malnutrition among Chinese children under five years old.] Acta Nutrimenta Sinica 2005;25:185-88 (and additional analysis).

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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