Assessment of Malnutrition Among Adolescents:Can BMI be Replaced by MUAC

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OBJECTIVES To find out the magnitude of malnutrition among the adolescents of an urban slum of Kolkata study population. To compare the middle upper arm circumference (MUAC) with that of body mass index (BMI) for determination of nutritional status of the study population. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a school-based descriptive epidemiological study… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0970-0218.66892

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