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Definition
The percentage of stunting (defined as more than two standard deviations below the median height-for-age of the WHO Child Growth Standards) among children aged five years or younger. Numerator: Number of children aged five years or younger that meet the criteria for stunting. Denominator: Total number of children aged five years or younger surveyed.

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