Anthropometric indicators of nutritional status, socioeconomic factors and mortality in hospitalized children in Addis Ababa.


The influence of some household and maternal variables on three anthropometric nutritional status indices of hospitalized children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, are examined. On admission, only 30% of these children can be classified as being of a normal overall nutritional status. There are no significant differences in weight-for-age of hospitalized children… (More)