TITLE

Potentially Modifiable Micro-Environmental and Co-Morbid Factors Associated with Severe Wasting and Stunting in Children below 3 Years of Age in Aligarh District

AUTHOR(S)
Sachdeva, Sandeep; Amir, Ali; Ansari, Mohd. Athar; Khalique, Najam; Khan, Zulfia; Alam, Seema
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Community Medicine;Apr2010, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p353
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study that aims to examine the potentially modifiable distal and proximal factors that cause severe malnutrition in children under three years of age in Aligarh district, India and suggests ways to mould them to their advantage. It notes that the study found the influence of mothers' education and household conditions on the health status of children regardless of the stage of development. Also emphasized is the need to focus on domiciliary management of severely malnourished children.
ACCESSION #
52724829

 

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