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Prevalence of underweight, weight for age (% of children under 5)

sourceNote
Prevalence of underweight children is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for age is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59 months. The data are based on the WHO's child growth standards released in 2006.
sourceOrganization
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.
topics
Health Climate Change
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http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SH.STA.MALN.ZS
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