A survey of undernutrition in children under three years of age in rural Western China

@inproceedings{Pei2014ASO,
  title={A survey of undernutrition in children under three years of age in rural Western China},
  author={Leilei Pei and Lin Ren and Hong Yan},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood undernutrition adversely impacts child health and is one of China's largest health burdens. However, there is limited information on the current rate of childhood undernutrition in rural Western China. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of childhood undernutrition and explore its association with socio-economic characteristics in Western China. METHODS A total of 13,532 children of 0 ~ 36 months of age were recruited as subjects from 45 counties… CONTINUE READING