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Table 5 Urban/rural differences in Moroccan child nutrition according to the last three National Surveys on Population and Health 1992, 2004 and 2011[2, 3]

From: Evolution of rural–urban health gaps in Morocco: 1992–2011

  Stunting (%) Underweight (%) Wasting (%)
Year 1992    
 Urban 13.0 1.9 3.3
 Rural 27.0 2.4 12.0
 National 22.6 2.3 9.0
 Ratio Rural/Urban 2.1 1.3 3.6
Year 2004    
 Urban 12.9 6.5 7.6
 Rural 23.6 14.1 11.1
 National 18.1 9.3 10.2
 Ratio Rural/Urban 1.8 2.2 1.5
Year 2011    
 Urban 8.6 1.7 1.6
 Rural 20.5 4.3 3.0
 National 14.9 3.1 2.3
Ratio Rural/Urban 2.4 2.5 1.9