Azerbaijan - Prevalence of wasting

Prevalence of wasting, weight for height, female (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of wasting, female, is the proportion of girls under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition. Country-level data are unadjusted data from national surveys, and thus may not be comparable across countries.

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Year Value
2000 8.60
2006 5.70
2013 2.00

Prevalence of wasting, weight for height, male (% of children under 5)

Definition: Prevalence of wasting, male,is the proportion of boys under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59.

Source: World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition. Country-level data are unadjusted data from national surveys, and thus may not be comparable across countries.

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Year Value
2000 9.30
2006 7.80
2013 4.00

Prevalence of wasting, weight for height (% of children under 5)

Prevalence of wasting, weight for height (% of children under 5) in Azerbaijan was 3.10 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 9.00 in 2000, while its lowest value was 3.10 in 2013.

Definition: Prevalence of wasting is the proportion of children under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59.

Source: UNICEF, WHO, World Bank: Joint child malnutrition estimates (JME). Aggregation is based on UNICEF, WHO, and the World Bank harmonized dataset (adjusted, comparable data) and methodology.

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Year Value
1996 3.80
2000 9.00
2001 3.20
2006 6.80
2011 6.60
2013 3.10

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition