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close this book4th Report on the World Nutrition Situation - Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle (SCN; 2000; 138 pages)
View the documentADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE ON COORDINATION/SUB-COMMITTEE ON NUTRITION - (ACC/SCN) THE UN SYSTEM’S FORUM FOR NUTRITION
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Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 1: NUTRITION THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 2: MICRONUTRIENT UPDATE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 3: BREASTFEEDING AND COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING
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close this folderAPPENDICES
View the documentAppendix 1: Conceptualizing Nutrition Problems in Society
View the documentAppendix 2: Countries in the UN Regions and Sub-Regions
View the documentAppendix 3: Methods to Estimate Trends in Undernutrition Prevalence: A Review
View the documentAppendix 4: Statistical Notes for Sections 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3
View the documentAppendix 5: Latest National Prevalence of Stunting and Underweight in Preschool Children
View the documentAppendix 6: Explaining Trends in Child Underweight in the Developing World
View the documentAppendix 7: Data Employed for Analysis of Child Underweight Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa
View the documentAppendix 8: Prevalence and Numbers of Overweight Preschool Children in 1995
View the documentAppendix 9: Countries Classified by WHO Regions
View the documentAppendix 10: National Implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes
View the documentAppendix 11: Summary of Five Studies of the Social Impacts of the Indonesian Crisis
View the documentAppendix 12: Some Food and Nutrition Information and Data Resources on the Internet
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Appendix 7: Data Employed for Analysis of Child Underweight Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries with periods of decreased underweight prevalence (%) (n = 18)

Countries with periods of increased underweight prevalence (%) (n = 18)

Benin

1987: 35.0

Comoros

1991: 15.5

 

1996: 24.5

 

1995:21.7

Burkina Faso

1987:45.5

Congo, Democratic Republic

1989: 25.0

 

1992:32.7

 

1994: 35.0

Cameroon

1977: 17.3

Côte d’Ivoire

1986: 12.4

 

1991: 15.1

 

1994: 20.0

Congo, Republic

1977:32.2

Ethiopia (rural)

1983: 37.3

 

1987: 23.5

 

1992: 47.7

Congo, Democratic Republic

1975: 28.8

Guinea

1980: 23.4

 

1989: 25.0

 

1995: 26.0

Ghana

1987:27.1

Lesotho

1981: 13.3

 

1993:22.9

 

1994:21.4

Kenya (rural)

1982:22.0

Madagascar

1983: 28.0

 

1987: 18.0

 

1992: 40.9

Lesotho

1976: 17.3

Malawi

1981: 23.9

 

1981: 13.3

 

1992: 27.6

Madagascar

1992: 40.9

Malawi

1992: 27.6

 

1995: 34.1

 

1995: 29.9

Mauritania

1981:31.0

Mauritania

1987: 30.0

 

1987: 30.0

 

1990: 47.6

Mauritius

1985: 23.9

Nigeria

1990:35.3

 

1995: 14.9

 

1993: 39.1

Niger

1985:49.4

Rwanda

1976: 27.9

 

1992:42.6

 

1992: 29.4

Sierra Leone

1974: 28.2

Senegal

1986: 17.5

 

1977: 23.2

 

1992: 22.2

Tanzania

1987: 33.0

Sierra Leone

1977: 23.2

 

1991:28.9

 

1990: 28.7

Togo

1976:26.1

Tanzania

1991: 28.9

 

1988: 24.6

 

1996: 30.6

Uganda

1977:33.2

Uganda

1988: 23.0

 

1988: 23.0

 

1995: 25.5

Zambia

1992:25.2

Zambia

1985: 20.5

 

1996: 23.5

 

1992: 25.2

Zimbabwe

1984: 14.0

Zimbabwe

1988: 11.5

 

1988: 11.5

 

1994: 13.0

 

Source: 1.

REFERENCE

1. Smith LC, Haddad L (1999) Explaining child malnutrition in developing countries: A cross-country analysis. Research Report 111. Washington, DC: IFPRI.

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