Factors Influencing Receipt of Iron Supplementation by Young Children and their Mothers in Rural India: Local and National Cross-Sectional Studies

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p617
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to receipt of iron supplementation for treating anemia in children and women of rural Karnataka, India. It states that socioeconomic data, health services access and iron receipt were recorded through logistic regression. It reports that 41.5 percent of 405 children had received iron and 11.5 percent got it via public system. The study concludes that public distribution of iron to children is inadequate in the country.


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