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Definition
The percentage of wasting (defined as more than two standard deviations below the median weight-for-height 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 wasting. Denominator: Total number of children aged five years or younger surveyed.

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Children under 5 moderately or severely underweight, both sexes % Children under 5 wasted, both sexes % Children under 5 wasted, female (%)

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