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State/UT-wise percentage of anaemic children aged 6-59 months as per NFHS-4

July 4, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

As per National Family Health Survey (NFHS), decreasing trend has been seen in India in percentage of anaemic children aged 6-59 months from 69.4 % in 2012-13 (NFHS-3) and 58.4% in 2015-16 (NFHS-4).

Dadra and Nagar Haveli had highest percentage of anaemic children aged 6-59 months 84.4% during 2015-16 (NFHS-4). Mizoram had lowest percentage of anaemic children aged 6-59 months 17.7% during 2015-16 (NFHS-4) in comparison to other states.

Fifteen States/UTs viz. Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Chandigarh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi, Karnataka, Telangana, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh were above the National value 58.4% during 2015-16 (NFHS-4).

Note: NA: Not Available; NFHS: National Family Health Survey; NFHS-4 conducted during 2015-16 and NFHS-3 conducted during 2005-06.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/all-india-level-and-state-wise-key-indicators-nfhs-3-and-nfhs-4

Resource Title: All India level and State-wise Key Indicators of NFHS-3 and NFHS-4

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Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Health and Family Welfare
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