Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of stunting and thinness among Pakistani primary school children

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p790
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study, which aims to assess the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of stunting and thinness among the primary school children of Pakistan. For this, a population-based cross-sectional study was carried out. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed. Findings indicate the need to implement evidence-based child health policy and strategies, with poor and socially disadvantaged population as the priorities.


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