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Severe anemia in Malawian children.

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BACKGROUND: Severe anemia is a major cause of sickness and death in African children, yet the causes of anemia in this population have been inadequately studied. METHODS: We conducted a case-control study of 381 preschool children with severe anemia (hemoglobin concentration, <5.0 g per deciliter) and 757 preschool children without severe anemia in urban and rural settings in Malawi. Causal factors previously associated with severe anemia were studied. The data were examined by multivariat...

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10.1056/nejmoa072727

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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
358
Issue:
9
Pages:
888-899
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:6a68072b-12c8-4d34-b4d7-cdea6193eccb
Source identifiers:
40686
Local pid:
pubs:40686

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