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Table 1 Overview of data sources other than DHS survey reports

From: Estimation of undernutrition and mean calorie intake in Africa: methodology, findings and implications

  Survey reports Census Technical
    coefficients
Data set WHO reports on child Population tables Human Energy
  nutritional status, from   Requirements
  DHS surveys   
Origin WHO/USAID Population FAO/WHO/UNU
   Division UN Expert consultation
    2001
Country 46 countries 48 countries ----
coverage    
Time series 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 -----
Variables Percentage of underweight and severely underweight children (2006 revision) Population numbers by sex and age Calorie needs by sex and age related to weight and PAL factors