TITLE

Maternal Education and Child Nutritional Status in Bangladesh: Evidence from Demographic and Health Survey Data

AUTHOR(S)
Anwar, Sofia; Nasreen, Samia; Batool, Zahra; Husain, Zakir
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Pakistan Journal of Life & Social Sciences;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The objective of present study is to determine the effect of maternal education on child nutritional status in Bangladesh. The study has used 2007 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) data for the analysis. The study has employed various pathway measures linking maternal education and child nutritional status in Bangladesh. Logistic regression results explain that maternal education has significant effect on child better nutritional status. Socioeconomic status and attitude towards modern health care services are the most important pathways linking the both. Health knowledge and reproductive behavior describe some of the effect of mother's education on child nutrition. Only women empowerment appears to be the weakest pathway in our analysis.
ACCESSION #
88045288

 

Related Articles

  • Home nurse visitation reduced maternal, child mortality.  // Infectious Diseases in Children;Aug2014, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p20 

    The article discusses the study by physician David L. Olds and colleagues which revealed that prenatal, infant and toddler home nurse visitation significantly reduces the risk of maternal and child mortality who are living in disadvantaged settings.

  • Guidelines update: gestational diabetes focus of interest.  // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Nov2010 CMA Conference Supplement, Vol. 182, p6 

    The article reports on the possible adoption or rejection of changes in the 2008 Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) clinical practice guidelines in Canada. It says that the protecting mothers and children module was released to address both postpartum screening and the management of gestational...

  • Disclosure of Maternal HIV-Infection in South Africa: Description and Relationship to Child Functioning. Palin, Frances L.; Armistead, Lisa; Clayton, Alana; Ketchen, Bethany; Lindner, Gretchen; Kokot-Louw, Penny; Pauw, Analie // AIDS & Behavior;Dec2009, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p1241 

    South Africa has one of the highest HIV-infection rates in the world, yet few studies have examined disclosure of maternal HIV status and its influence on children. This study provides descriptive information about HIV disclosure among South African mothers and explores whether family context...

  • Translating Research into Practice in Low-Resource Countries: Progress in Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria. Ogbolu, Y.; Iwu, E. N.; Zhu, S.; Johnson, J. V. // Nursing Research & Practice;2013, p1 

    Background. Research related to prevention of maternal to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV is dynamic and rapidly changing and has provided evidence-based interventions and policies for practitioners. However, it is uncertain that research and policy guidelines are adequately being disseminated...

  • Utilization of Antenatal Care Services by a Semi-Nomadic Bedouin Arab Population: Evaluation of the Impact of a Local Maternal and Child Health Clinic. Bilenko, Natalya; Hammel, Rachel; Belmaker, Ilana // Maternal & Child Health Journal;Sep2007, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p425 

    Objective. The objective of this study was to evaluate changes in antenatal care (ANC) utilization among semi-nomadic Bedouin Arab women living in the Negev desert of Israel before and after the establishment of a local Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Clinic. Methods. Retrospective record review...

  • About 95-98% of postpartum women do not want another child.  // Pulse International;10/31/2015, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p11 

    The article discusses the seminar organized by the National Committee for Maternal Health and Neonatal Health in Pakistan in 2015. Topics discussed include the advantages of postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device, the issues on maternal and child health, the role of midwives on maternal...

  • Women of Faith Take a Stand on Maternal and Child Nutrition. Neal, Nancy // Catholic Woman;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p12 

    The article reports on the effort of U.S. women of faith to improve the nutrition of women and children around the world. It states that the Women of Faith for the 1,000 Days Movement was launched by denominational women's organizations to engage women in 1,000 conversations on maternal and...

  • Addressing International Child Health Priorities. Victora, Cesar // American Journal of Public Health;Feb2007, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p203 

    The article presents an overview of this issue of the "American Journal of Public Health," which focuses on international child health priorities. In the article "Current Priorities in Health Research Funding and Lack of Impact on the Number of Child Deaths per Year," Jef L. Leroy et al. build...

  • We are still waiting. Mayhew, Maureen // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/1/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 14, p1257 

    The article reviews the book "A Doctor's Quest: The Struggle for Mother-and-Child Health Around the Globe" by Gretchen Roedde and John Evans.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics