Acute and chronic malnutrition and their predictors in children aged 0-5 years in São Tomé: a cross-sectional, population-based study.


OBJECTIVE Undernutrition is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in infants and children worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the nutritional status and their predictors in children from 0 to 5 years of age in São Tomé. STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional study was conducted in São Tomé Island. METHODS A total of 1285 individuals were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.07.017


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