Afghani Nutrition Stats


% of households consuming iodized salt 2 2002 110th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 52 2002 3rd out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 48 2002 3rd out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 25 2002 1st out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 28% 2004 13th out of 13
Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 83% 2006 2nd out of 48
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate 6-59 months 84 2001 32nd out of 57
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate > % of children ages 6-59 months 95% 2009 12th out of 58

SOURCES: UNICEF; United Nations Children's Fund, State of the World's Children.; UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.


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