Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Stunting among children aged five or younger: inequality by child's sex

Situation

The median prevalence of stunting in children aged five years or younger was 27.0% in girls and 30.9% in boys


Trends

The median prevalence of stunting in children aged five or younger suggested modest decreases between 1996–2002 and 2006–2012 in both girls (30.6% to 27.0%) and boys (33.7% to 31.9%)

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