Association between Infant and Child-feeding Index and Nutritional Status: Results from a Cross-sectional Study among Children Attending an Urban Hospital in Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Khatoon2011AssociationBI,
  title={Association between Infant and Child-feeding Index and Nutritional Status: Results from a Cross-sectional Study among Children Attending an Urban Hospital in Bangladesh},
  author={Tahmina Khatoon and Md. Abid Hossain Mollah and Ahmed Murtaza Choudhury and M. Munirul Islam and Kazi Mizanur Rahman},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2011}
}
Integration of infant- and child-feeding index (ICFI) addressing the multidimensional child-feeding practices into one age-specific summary index is gaining importance. This cross-sectional study was aimed at understanding the association between the ICFI and the nutritional status of 259 children, aged 6-23 months, who attended the paediatric outpatient department of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh. The mean length-for-age z-score (LAZ) of children aged 12-23 months was… CONTINUE READING
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