The State of the World's Children 1998: Focus on Nutrition

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Table 2 (cont.)

Nutrition

  Under-5 mortality rank % of infants with low birthweight 1990-94 % of children (1990-96) who are % of under-fives (1990-97) suffering from Total goitre rate (6-11 years) (%) 1985-94 % of households consuming iodized salt 1992-96
exclusively breastfed (0-3 months) breastfed with complementary food (6-9 months) still breastfeeding (20-23) months underweight moderate and severe underweight severe wasting moderate and severe stunting moderate and severe
Afghanistan 4 20 - - - - - - - 20 -
Albania 88 7 - - - - - - - 41 -
Algeria 92 9 48 29 21 13 3 9 18 9 92
Andorra 175 - - - - - - - - - -
Angola 2 19 3 83 53 - - - - 7 10
Antigua and Barbuda 127 8 - - - 10x 4x 10x 0x - -
Argentina 117 7 - - - - - - - 8 90
Armenia 108 - - - - - - - - 10 -
Australia 175 6 - - - - - - - - -
Austria 175 6 - - - - - - - - -
Azerbaijan 85 - - - - - - - - 20 -
Bahamas 123 - - - - - - - - - -
Bahrain 127 6 - - - - - - - - -
Bangladesh 44 50 51 - - 56 21 18 55 50 44
Barbados 152 10 - - - 5x 1x 4x 7x - -
Belarus 139 - - - - - - - - 22 37
Belgium 164 6 - - - - - - - 5 -
Belize 85 10 24 49 - - - - - 0 90
Benin 31 - - - - - - - - 24 35
Bhutan 36 - - - - 38x - 4 56x 25 96
Bolivia 51 12 53 78 36 8 2 1 29 21 92
Bosnia and Herzegovina 143 - - - - - - - - - -
Botswana 80 8 41x 82x 23x 15x - - 44x 8 27
Brazil 79 11 42 30 17 6 1 2 11 14 95
Brunei Darussalam 154 - - - - - - - - - -
Bulgaria 136 6 - - - - - - - 20 -
Burkina Faso 23 21 12 - - 30 8 13 29 16 23
Burundi 17 - 89x 66x 73x 37 11 9 43 42 80
Cambodia 19 - - - - 40 7 8 38 15 -
Cameroon 51 13 7 77 35 14 3 3 24 26 86
Canada 164 6 - - - - - - - - -
Cape Verde 65 11 - - - 19x - 3x 26x - -
Central African Rep. 21 15 23 - - 27 8 7 34 63 65
Chad 27 - - - - - - - - 15 31
Chile 149 5 77 17 - 1 - 0 3 9 95
China 82 9 64 - - 16 - - - 20 51
Colombia 104 9 16 61 17 8 1 1 15 7 90
Comoros 39 8 5 87 45 26 8 8 34 - -
Congo 48 16 43x 95x 27x 24x 3x 4x 21x 8 -
Congo, Dem. Rep. 12 15 32 40 64 34 10 10 45 9 12
Cook Islands 108 3 - - - - - - - - -
Costa Rica 146 7 35 47 12 2 - - - 4 89
Côte d'Ivoire 25 14 62 54 - 24 6 8 24 6 -
Croatia 154 - 24 - - - - - - - 100
Cuba 159 8 - - - - - 1x - 10 45
Cyprus 159 - - - - - - - - - -
Czech Rep. 164 6 - - - - - - - - -
Denmark 175 6 - - - - - - - 5 -
Djibouti 24 11 - - - 23 9 11 22 - -
Dominica 133 10 - - - 5x 0x 2x 6x - -
Dominican Rep. 74 11 25 47 7 6 1 1 11 5 40
Ecuador 88 13 29 52 34 17x 0x 2x 34x 10 97
Egypt 58 10 53 37 - 15 4 6 25 5 0
El Salvador 88 11 20 71 28 11 1 1 23 25 91
Equatorial Guinea 18 - - - - - - - - - 20
Eritrea 41 13 66 45 60 44 17 16 38 - 80
Estonia 145 - - - - - - - - - -
Ethiopia 16 16 74 - 35 48 16 8 64 31 0
Fiji 121 12 - - - - - - - - 31
Finland 189 4 - - - - - - - - -
France 175 5 - - - - - - - 5x -
Gabon 28 - 57 - - - - - - 5 -
Gambia 49 - - - 61 - - - - - 0
Georgia 113 - - - - - - - - 20 -
Germany 175 - - - - - - - - 10 -
Ghana 47 7 19 63 48 27 8 11 26 10 10
Greece 161 6 - - - - - - - 10 -
Grenada 104 9 - - - - - - - - -
Guatemala 74 15 50 56 43 27 6 3 50 20 64
Guinea 11 21 52 - 15 26 9 12 32 55 37
Guinea-Bissau 6 20 - - - 23x - - - 19 -
Guyana 56 19 - - - 18 2 - - - -
Haiti 34 15 3 83 25 28 8 8 32 4x 10
Holy See - - - - - - - - - - -
Honduras 97 9 11 - - 18 3 2 40 9 85
Hungary 152 9 - - - - - - - - -
Iceland 186 - - - - - - - - - -
India 46 33 51 31 67 53 21 18 52 9 70
Indonesia 67 14 47 85 63 11 2 - 4 28 85
Iran 96 9 53 - - 16 3 7 19 30 82
Iraq 39 15 - - - 12 2 3 22 7 50
Ireland 164 4 - - - - - - - - -
Israel 161 7 - - - - - - - - -
Italy 164 5 - - - - - - - 20 -
Jamaica 154 10 - - - 10 1 4 6 - 100
Japan 175 7 - - - - - - - - -
Jordan 117 7 32 48 13 9 - 2 16 - 75
Kazakstan 84 - 12 61 21 8 2 3 16 20 53
Kenya 55 16 17 90 54 23 6 8 34 7 100
Kiribati 61 6 - - - - - - - - -
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 108 - - - - - - - - - 5
Korea, Rep. of 164 9 - - - - - - - - -
Kuwait 147 7 - - - 6x - 3x 12x - -
Kyrgyzstan 80 - 38 50 25 - - - - 20 -
Lao People's Dem. Rep. 35 18 36 - 31 40 12 11 47 25 90
Latvia 133 - - - - - - - - - -
Lebanon 88 10 - - - - - - - 15 92

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