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Predictors of the risk of malnutrition among children under the age of 5 years in Somalia

Abstract:

To investigate the predictors of wasting, stunting and low mid-upper arm circumference among children aged 6-59 months in Somalia using data from household cross-sectional surveys from 2007 to 2010 in order to help inform better targeting of nutritional interventions.Cross-sectional nutritional assessment surveys using structured interviews were conducted among communities in Somalia each year from 2007 to 2010. A two-stage cluster sampling methodology was used to select children aged 6-59 mo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S1368980015001913

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Kinyoki, DK More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Moloney, GM More by this author
Kandala, NB More by this author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public Health Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
17
Pages:
3125-3133
Publication date:
2015-06-19
Acceptance date:
2015-05-13
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:060dd52a-af58-4a62-94e1-6470cc61ae7f
Source identifiers:
528617
Local pid:
pubs:528617

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