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Northeastern, southern children underweight, stunted: survey

Children in Thailand's Northeast and South have been found more underweight and stunted than children in other regions, according to a survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) and Unicef.

The survey also found that 16 per cent of children under five years old in Thailand are too short for their age and nine per cent are underweight.

The survey was carried out by a survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) and Unicef among 27,000 households nationwide between September and November 2012.

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