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Protein energy malnutrition: current status.

East African medical journal

Bwibo NO.
PMID: 1396204
East Afr Med J. 1992 Aug;69(8):413-4.

No abstract available.

Women's work in agriculture and child nutrition in Tanzania.

Journal of tropical pediatrics

Wandel M, Holmboe-Ottesen G.
PMID: 1433452
J Trop Pediatr. 1992 Oct;38(5):252-5. doi: 10.1093/tropej/38.5.252.

This paper examines the food related work that women are doing, and the possible effect on child feeding and nutritional status. Women's participation in food production may have positive as well as negative consequences for child nutrition. On the...

Nutritional status in childhood thalassaemia at the Department of Child Health University of North Sumatera Dr. Pirngadi Hospital Medan.

Paediatrica Indonesiana

Loebis IF, Sinulingga S, Sutjipto A.
PMID: 1896195
Paediatr Indones. 1991 May-Jun;31(5):141-4.

A-10 year (June 1979 to May 1989) study on the nutritional status of children with thalassaemia was done. The number of patients was 131; 75 (57.25%) were males and 56 (42.75%) females. A study on nutritional status by the...

A new method for estimating a standardized prevalence of child malnutrition from anthropometric indicators.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Mora JO.
PMID: 2743536
Bull World Health Organ. 1989;67(2):133-42.
Free PMC Article

Although anthropometric indicators are widely used for assessing the nutritional status of children, lack of consensus on the cut-off points for prevalence estimates has precluded the use of standard analytical methods in population surveys. A simple method for estimating...

[Management of malnourished children. Cases from the Protestant Hospital of Dabou].

Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial

Mutombo T.
PMID: 1337366
Med Trop (Mars). 1992 Oct-Dec;52(4):407-14.

Malnutrition due to lack of nutritional resources unfortunately remains an endemic which ravages Third World countries. Not only is malnutrition a result of continuous droughts and wars, but it is a reflection of the difficult economic circumstances which persist...

[Urbanization and nutritional transition in sub-saharan Africa: exemplified by Congo and Senegal].

Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique

Maire B, Delpeuch F, Cornu A, Tchibindat F, Simondon F, Massamba JP, Salem G, Chevassus-Agnes S.
PMID: 1462032
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 1992;40(4):252-8.

To evaluate the impact of urban life-style on nutritional status, body mass index (BMI) of mothers and indices of malnutrition of preschool children were calculated in four representative surveys in two rural areas and two main cities of Western...

Famine in southern Ethiopia 1985-6: population structure, nutritional state, and incidence of death among children.

BMJ (Clinical research ed.)

Lindtjørn B.
PMID: 2252922
BMJ. 1990 Nov 17;301(6761):1123-7. doi: 10.1136/bmj.301.6761.1123.
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OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of drought on mortality in children.DESIGN: Prospective epidemiological study forming part of nutritional monitoring during famine relief work.SETTING: 24 Food distribution sites in Arero and Borana provinces in southern Ethiopia.PATIENTS: A monthly average of...

Causes of malnutrition in young children: Gilan, Iran.

Journal of tropical pediatrics

Rabiee F, Geissler C.
PMID: 2213980
J Trop Pediatr. 1990 Aug;36(4):165-70. doi: 10.1093/tropej/36.4.165.

Causes of malnutrition were investigated in agricultural area of Gilan, Iran. Family food availability and adult food intakes were adequate, but intakes of young children were deficient, in all socioeconomic groups, reflected in growth deficits. Associated factors were: late...

The risk approach in preschool children suffering malnutrition and intestinal parasitic infection in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

Journal of tropical pediatrics

Sawaya AL, Amigo H, Sigulem D.
PMID: 2213984
J Trop Pediatr. 1990 Aug;36(4):184-8. doi: 10.1093/tropej/36.4.184.

The association between parasitic infection and malnutrition in preschool children in the city of São Paulo, was studied according to degree of malnutrition, age, and income. Associations were assessed by risk analysis. Higher risks of malnutrition were found in...

Nutritional status of children in rural Sarawak, Malaysia.

The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health

Kiyu A, Teo B, Hardin S, Ong F.
PMID: 1948281
Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1991 Jun;22(2):211-5.

The nutritional status of 641 children between the ages of 0 to 4 years old, from 835 households in 41 randomly selected rural villages with water supply in Sarawak were determined. Based on Waterlow's classification and the National Center...

Consistent improvement in the nutritional status of Colombian children between 1965 and 1989.

Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization

Mora JO, de Paredes B, de Navarro L, Rodríguez E.
PMID: 1600432
Bull Pan Am Health Organ. 1992;26(1):1-13.

Three national anthropometric surveys carried out in Colombia in 1965-1966, 1977-1980, and 1986-1989 provide a reasonably standardized basis for comparing the nutritional status of infants and young children in those years. That comparison, presented here together with appropriate socioeconomic...

Using linked program and birth records to evaluate coverage and targeting in Tennessee's WIC program.

Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974)

Yip R, Fleshood L, Spillman TC, Binkin NJ, Wong FL, Trowbridge FL.
PMID: 1902310
Public Health Rep. 1991 Mar-Apr;106(2):176-81.
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Public health nutrition programs are intended to serve low-income families who are at greater nutritional risk than the general population. Not all persons who are program-eligible are at equal risk, however. It would be desirable to evaluate a program's...

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