Burundi - 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
1987 7.10
2000 7.20
2010 5.60

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
1987 8.60
2000 9.20
2010 6.60

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

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
1987 6.70
2000 8.20
2005 9.00
2010 6.10
2016 5.10

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition