APP - Nutrition Status of Women

Nutritional Status of women

Local Government AreaHeight - Percentage below 145 cmMean BMIBMI 18.5-24.9 (total normal)BMI <18.5 (total thin)BMI 17.0-18.4 (mildly thin)BMI <17 (moder- ately and severely thin)BMI ≥25.0 (total over- weight or obese)BMI 25.0-29.9 (over- weight)BMI ≥30.0 (obese)
Banjul0.524.447.912.07.64.440.123.916.2
Kanifing0.024.155.310.97.23.733.721.312.4
Brikama0.022.562.216.512.34.221.313.47.9
Mansakonko0.421.660.721.514.37.217.814.13.7
Kerewan0.821.463.021.413.48.015.611.73.9
Kuntaur1.221.566.218.811.77.115.011.63.4
Janjanbureh0.321.856.423.815.48.419.814.55.2
Basse0.221.667.117.211.75.515.713.62.1
Source: DHS 2013
{"name":"Height - Percentage below 145 cm","data":[0.5,0,0,0.4,0.8,1.2,0.3,0.2]}|{"name":"Mean BMI","data":[24.4,24.1,22.5,21.6,21.4,21.5,21.8,21.6]}|{"name":"BMI 18.5-24.9 (total normal)","data":[47.9,55.3,62.2,60.7,63,66.2,56.4,67.1]}|{"name":"BMI <18.5 (total thin)","data":[12,10.9,16.5,21.5,21.4,18.8,23.8,17.2]}|{"name":"BMI 17.0-18.4 (mildly thin)","data":[7.6,7.2,12.3,14.3,13.4,11.7,15.4,11.7]}|{"name":"BMI <17 (moder- ately and severely thin)","data":[4.4,3.7,4.2,7.2,8,7.1,8.4,5.5]}|{"name":"BMI ≥25.0 (total over- weight or obese)","data":[40.1,33.7,21.3,17.8,15.6,15,19.8,15.7]}|{"name":"BMI 25.0-29.9 (over- weight)","data":[23.9,21.3,13.4,14.1,11.7,11.6,14.5,13.6]}|{"name":"BMI ≥30.0 (obese)","data":[16.2,12.4,7.9,3.7,3.9,3.4,5.2,2.1]}
{"name":"Height - Percentage below 145 cm","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 0.5},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 0},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 0},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 0.4},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 0.8},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 1.2},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 0.3},{ name: 'Basse', y: 0.2}]}|{"name":"Mean BMI","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 24.4},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 24.1},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 22.5},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 21.6},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 21.4},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 21.5},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 21.8},{ name: 'Basse', y: 21.6}]}|{"name":"BMI 18.5-24.9 (total normal)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 47.9},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 55.3},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 62.2},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 60.7},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 63},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 66.2},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 56.4},{ name: 'Basse', y: 67.1}]}|{"name":"BMI <18.5 (total thin)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 12},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 10.9},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 16.5},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 21.5},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 21.4},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 18.8},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 23.8},{ name: 'Basse', y: 17.2}]}|{"name":"BMI 17.0-18.4 (mildly thin)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 7.6},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 7.2},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 12.3},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 14.3},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 13.4},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 11.7},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 15.4},{ name: 'Basse', y: 11.7}]}|{"name":"BMI <17 (moder- ately and severely thin)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 4.4},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 3.7},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 4.2},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 7.2},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 8},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 7.1},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 8.4},{ name: 'Basse', y: 5.5}]}|{"name":"BMI ≥25.0 (total over- weight or obese)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 40.1},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 33.7},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 21.3},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 17.8},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 15.6},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 15},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 19.8},{ name: 'Basse', y: 15.7}]}|{"name":"BMI 25.0-29.9 (over- weight)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 23.9},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 21.3},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 13.4},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 14.1},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 11.7},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 11.6},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 14.5},{ name: 'Basse', y: 13.6}]}|{"name":"BMI ≥30.0 (obese)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 16.2},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 12.4},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 7.9},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 3.7},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 3.9},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 3.4},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 5.2},{ name: 'Basse', y: 2.1}]}
Banjul|Kanifing|Brikama|Mansakonko|Kerewan|Kuntaur|Janjanbureh|Basse
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The Gambia Height - Percentage below 145 cm Mean BMI BMI 18.5-24.9 (total normal) BMI <18.5 (total thin) BMI 17.0-18.4 (mildly thin) BMI <17 (moder- ately and severely thin) BMI ≥25.0 (total over- weight or obese) BMI 25.0-29.9 (over- weight) BMI ≥30.0 (obese)
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Nutritional Status of women
  • Source: DHS 2013
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