Prevalence of overweight, weight for height (% of children under 5) (World) - 2022

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* Data Description : Prevalence of overweight children is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations above the median for the international reference population of the corresponding age as established by the WHOs new child growth standards released in 2006.
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* By changing the date from the drop-down menu, you can view statistics on maps since 2000.
* Countries with the highest value of "Prevalence of overweight, weight for height (% of children under 5)" in the World (2022) : United Republic of Tanzania(3,5), Kenya(3,2), Nepal(1,3), Niger(1,2), Mali(0,9).

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