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Percentage of Children 0 to 5 Years Old who are Underweight, Stunted and Wasted (by Region)

Computational formula
$$\table PCU_u = \text"number of children 0 to 5 years who are underweight" / \text"total number of children 0 to 5 years old"; \table PCU_s = \text"number of children 0 to 5 years who are stunted" / \text"total number of children 0 to 5 years old"; \table PCU_w = \text"number of children 0 to 5 years who are wasted" / \text"total number of children 0 to 5 years old";$$
Basic dataNumber of children 0 to 5 years who are underweight
SourceFood and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI)
Definition

Underweight: For children less than 5 years, a condition where the child’s weight is lower than that of a normal person of the same age and is measured using weight-for-age as the index.

Frequency of collectionEvery 2 and 5 years
Frequency of disseminationEvery 2 and 5 years
Temporal disaggregation Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional/Provincial
Basic dataNumber of children 0 to 5 years who are stunted
SourceFood and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI)
Definition

Stunting is a condition where the child's height is lower than that of a normal person of the same age and is measured using height-for-age as the index.

Frequency of collectionEvery 2 and 5 years
Frequency of disseminationEvery 2 and 5 years
Temporal disaggregation Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional/Provincial
Basic dataNumber of children 0 to 5 years who are wasted
SourceFood and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI)
Definition

Wasting is condition where the child's weight is lower relative to his/her height or length than that of a normal person and is measured using the weight-for -height as the index.

Frequency of collectionEvery 2 and 5 years
Frequency of disseminationEvery 2 and 5 years
Temporal disaggregation Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional/Provincial
Basic dataTotal number of children 0 to 5 years old
SourceFood and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI)
Frequency of collectionEvery 2 and 5 years
Frequency of disseminationEvery 2 and 5 years
Temporal disaggregation Annual
Spatial disaggregationNational/Regional/Provincial