Assessment of the nutritional status of Nigerian rural children and mothers' perceptions of quality of life.

@article{Ojofeitimi1984AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the nutritional status of Nigerian rural children and mothers' perceptions of quality of life.},
  author={Ebenezer Olubanji Ojofeitimi},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={1984},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={349-58}
}
One hundred and fourteen preschool school children and their 30 mothers from three selected villages in Ile-Ife, Nigeria were assessed for nutritional status using selected and sensitive anthropometric techniques. The mothers' dietary patterns, their perceptions as to components of a good quality of life, infants' immunization status and major cause of infant death were also examined. Approximately 56% of the children and 80% of the women were identified to be suffering from mild to moderate… CONTINUE READING

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