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Organization of an information system for food and nutrition programmes in Costa Rica.
This paper discusses the information needed for multidisciplinary planning aimed at reducing nutritional deprivation in Costa Rica. In recent years, an approach has been developed for organizing dataExpand
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The etiology of malnutrition among preschool children in rural Costa Rica.
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[The dietary score as a simplified methodology in processing and analyzing food consumption data].
The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the dietary score as a valid and rapid alternative procedure for the processing and analysis of food consumption data in Guatemala. The dietary scoreExpand
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[Weight and height in an adult Panamanian population].
This work consisted in the analysis of anthropometric data collected in 1980 in a representative sample of the adult population of the Republic of Panama, according to sex, place of residence, andExpand
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Nutritional status in Central America and Panama.
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[Description of a methodology to identify and quantify groups of poor and malnourished families in the Republic of Panama].
The methodology used to identify and quantify existing data on the magnitude of nutrition and health damage in different political-administrative areas and families of Panama, is described. TheExpand
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[Calorie deficiency in preschool children of the rural area of Costa Rica].
Diets of preschool children from two studies carried out in rural areas of Costa Rica were analyzed to determine the relationship between caloric and protein deficiencies. On the average, a clearExpand
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Evaluation of nutrition surveillance indicators.
There has been increasing recognition of the need for nutrition surveillance as a basic element of nutrition evaluation and planning. A World Health Organization monograph on the subject (1) outlinesExpand
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Effect of health and nutrition interventions on infant and child mortality in rural Guatemala.
annual per capita income, large proportions of populations residing in rural areas, unequal distribution of land ownership and sizes of plots, semi-subsistence agricultural practices, high levels ofExpand
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[3 simplified projects of primary health care and their effects on child nutrition and health].
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