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Prevalence of severe wasting, weight for height (% of children under 5)

World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition. Country-level data are unadjusted data from national surveys, and thus may not be comparable across countries. Adjusted, comparable data are available at who.int/nutgrowthdb/en. Aggregation is based on UNICEF, WHO, and the World Bank harmonized dataset ( adjusted, comparable data ) and methodology.

1983 - 2019