Table 4

Nutritional profile of Syrian children, preconflict, in conflict and as refugees in neighbouring countries

Syria preconflictSyria in conflictLebanonJordan
non-camp
Jordan
camps
Turkey
Underweight prevalence (%)10.311*13.877*2.678*2.7 79*Zaatari 4.079*N/A
Stunting prevalence (%)23.011*22.377*18.678*9.079*Zaatari 17.079*N/A
Wasting prevalence (%)9.311*7.277*2.278*0.879*Zaatari 1.279*N/A
Exclusive breastfeeding (%)42.611*59.177*25.078*36.079*Zaatari 46.479*N/A
Early initiation of breastfeeding (%)45.511*N/A31.378*48.779*Zaatari 57.079 aN/A
Low birth weight incidence (%)10.311*N/AN/AN/AZaatari 2.0 †72
Azraq 4.0 †64§
N/A
Vitamin A supplementation (%)34.811*75.575*52.353*4.542*32.842*N/A
  • *Population-based surveys.

  • †Indicated as underreported by authors of cited article.

  • ‡Surveillance/monitoring data.

  • §One-time thematic report.