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
Lesotho 32 11 54 47 52 16 4 5 44 43 73
Liberia 5 - - 17 25 - - - - 6 -
Libya 70 - - - - 5 - 3 15 6 90
Liechtenstein 164 - - - - - - - - - -
Lithuania 139 - - - - - - - - - -
Luxembourg 164 - - - - - - - - - -
Madagascar 21 17 47 80 45 34 10 7 50 24 1
Malawi 8 20 11 78 68 30 9 7 48 13 58
Malaysia 149 8 - - - 23 1 - - 20 -
Maldives 61 20 8 - - 39 8 16 30 24 -
Mali 7 17 42 31 73 27 10 11 49 29 9
Malta 154 - - - - - - - - - -
Marshall Islands 54 15 - - - - - - - - -
Mauritania 15 11 60 64 59 23 9 7 44 - 3
Mauritius 123 13 16 29 - 16 2 15 10 0 0
Mexico 102 8 38x 36x 21x 14x - 6x 22x 3 87
Micronesia, Fed. States of 116 9 - - - - - - - - -
Moldova, Rep. of 102 4 - - - - - - - - -
Monaco 175 - - - - - - - - - -
Mongolia 67 6 - - - 12 - 2 26 28 42
Morocco 64 9 31 33 20 9 2 2 23 20 -
Mozambique 9 20 - - - 27 11 5 55 20 62
Myanmar 25 16 30 40 56 43 16 8 45 18 14
Namibia 60 16 22 65 23 26 6 9 28 35 80
Nauru 104 - - - - - - - - - -
Nepal 42 - 83 63 88 47 16 11 48 44 93
Netherlands 175 - - - - - - - - 3 -
New Zealand 164 6 - - - - - - - - -
Nicaragua 73 15 11 48 17 12 - 2 24 4 98
Niger 1 15 - 67 52 36 12 16 32 9 83
Nigeria 14 16 2 52 43 36 12 9 43 10 83
Niue - - - - - - - - - - -
Norway 175 4 - - - - - - - - -
Oman 139 8 28 85 64 23 3 13 23 10 35
Pakistan 33 25 16 31 56 38 13 - - 32 19
Palau 97 8 - - - - - - - - -
Panama 133 9 32 38 21 7 1 1 9 13 92
Papua New Guinea 44 23 - - - 35x - - - 30 -
Paraguay 100 5 7 61 8 4 1 0 17 49 77
Peru 72 11 63 83 43 8 1 1 26 36 90
Philippines 93 15 33 52 18 30 5 8 33 15 15
Poland 147 - - - - - - - - 10 -
Portugal 164 5 - - - - - - - 15 -
Qatar 132 - - - - - - - - - -
Romania 117 11 - - - - - - - 10 -
Russian Federation 117 - - - - - - - - - 30
Rwanda 19 17 90 68 85 29 6 4 48 49 90
Saint Kitts and Nevis 93 9 - - - - - - - - -
Saint Lucia 127 8 - - - - - - - - -
Saint Vincent/Grenadines 123 8 - - - - - - - - -
Samoa 77 6 - - - - - - - - -
San Marino 149 - - - - - - - - - -
Sao Tome and Principe 57 7 - - - 17x - 5x 26x - -
Saudi Arabia 108 7 - - - - - - - - -
Senegal 36 11 9 87 - 22 - 7 23 12 9
Seychelles 136 10 - - - 6x 0x 2x 5x - -
Sierra Leone 3 11 - 94 41 29 - 9 35 7 75
Singapore 189 7 - - - - - - - - -
Slovakia 154 - - - - - - - - - -
Slovenia 175 - - - - - - - - - -
Solomon Islands 113 20 - - - - - - - - -
Somalia 10 16 - - - - - - - 7 -
South Africa 69 - - - - 9 1 3 23 2 40
Spain 186 4 - - - - - - - 10 -
Sri Lanka 136 25 24 60 66 38 7 16 24 14 7
Sudan 42 15 14x 45x 44x 34 11 13 33 20 -
Suriname 104 13 - - - - - - - - -
Swaziland 53 10 37 51 20 10 - 1x 30x - 26
Sweden 189 5 - - - - - - - - -
Switzerland 186 5 - - - - - - - - -
Syria 100 11 - 50 - 13 4 9 21 73 36
Tajikistan 61 - - - - - - - - 20 20
Tanzania 29 14 40 - - 27 8 6 42 37 74
TFYR Macedonia 108 - - - - - - - - - 100
Thailand 93 13 4x 69x 34x 26x 4x 6x 22x 8 50
Togo 38 20 - 25 99 19 4 - 34 22 1
Tonga 123 2 - - - - - - - - -
Trinidad and Tobago 143 10 10x 39x 16x 7x 0x 4x 5x - -
Tunisia 97 8 12 - 16 9 - 4 23 4x 98
Turkey 82 8 14 17 14 10 3 - - 36 18
Turkmenistan 58 5 54 - - - - - - 20 0
Tuvalu 74 2 - - - - - - - - -
Uganda 30 - 70 64 40 26 7 5 38 7 69
Ukraine 121 - - - - - - - - 10 4
United Arab Emirates 139 6 - - 26 - - - - - -
United Kingdom 164 7 - - - - - - - - -
United States 163 7 - - - - - - - - -
Uruguay 127 8 - - - 7x 2 - 16x - -
Uzbekistan 71 - 4 - - - - - - 18 0
Vanuatu 77 7 - - - 20x - - 19x - -
Venezuela 115 9 - - - 6x - 2x 6x 11 65
Viet Nam 85 17 - - - 45 11 12 47 20 59
Yemen 50 19 - - 31 39 13 - 39 32 21
Yugoslavia, Fed. Rep. 127 - - - - - - - - - 70
Zambia 13 13 13 88 34 28 9 6 53 51x 90
Zimbabwe 65 14 16 93 26 16 3 6 21 42 80

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