TABLE 1

Nationally Representative Samples (N = 54) Included in the Analyses of the WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition

Region and CountrySurvey YearAge Range of Children, monSurvey Type
EURO
    Armenia20050–591318DHS
    Kazakhstan19990–591345DHS
    Kyrgyzstan19970–351090DHS
    Moldova20050–591507DHS
    Mongoliaa20050–593447MICS
    Montenegro20050–591031MICS
    Turkey20030–593975DHS
PAHO/AMRO
    Bolivia20030–599793DHS
    Brazil20060–594783DHS
    Colombia20050–5912809DHS
    Dominican Republic20020–5910498DHS
    Guatemala19990–594222DHS
    Haiti20050–592856DHS
    Honduras20050–599613DHS
    Nicaragua20010–596295DHS
    Peru20040–591884DHS
EMRO
    Egypt20050–5912213DHS
    Jordan20070–594129DHS
    Morocco20030–595356DHS
    Yemen19970–5910515DHS
SEARO
    Bangladesh20040–596063DHS
    Cambodiab20050–593605DHS
    India20050–5947042DHS
    Nepal20060–595270DHS
AFRO
    Benin20060–5913510DHS
    Burkina Faso20030–598726DHS
    Cameroon20040–593824DHS
    Central African Republic19940–352477DHS
    Chad20040–594917DHS
    Comoros19960–351022DHS
    Cote D'Ivoire19990–591841DHS
    Congo (Brazzaville)20050–594587DHS
    Eritrea20020–595566DHS
    Ethiopia20050–594590DHS
    Gabon20000–593688DHS
    Ghana20030–593207DHS
    Guinea20050–592940DHS
    Kenya20030–595389DHS
    Lesotho20040–591679DHS
    Liberia20070–595189DHS
    Madagascar20030–595602DHS
    Malawi20040–598587DHS
    Mali20060–5912102DHS
    Mauritania20010–594369DHS
    Mozambique20030–598792DHS
    Namibia20060–595003DHS
    Niger20060–594257DHS
    Nigeria20030–594977DHS
    Rwanda20050–593889DHS
    Senegal20050–593089DHS
    Tanzania20040–598075DHS
    Uganda20060–592487DHS
    Zambia20010–595831DHS
    Zimbabwe20050–594889DHS
  • a Mongolia was analyzed in the EURO region because of the lack of other WPRO countries in the data set.

  • b Cambodia was analyzed in the SEARO region because of the lack of other WPRO countries in the data set.