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

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* Data Description : Prevalence of wasting is the proportion of children under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations below the median for the international reference population ages 0-59.
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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 wasting, weight for height (% of children under 5)" in the World (2022) : Mauritania(13,6), Niger(10,9), Mali(10,6), Chad(8,3), Nepal(7,7), Burundi(4,9), Kenya(4,9), United Republic of Tanzania(3,3).

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