Breast-feeding, weaning patterns, and the risk of xerophthalmia in Southern Malawi.

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A case-control study of breast-feeding and weaning patterns associated with xerophthalmia was conducted among children aged 24-71 mo in Southern Malawi in 1983. One hundred fifty-two children with active xerophthalmia were compared to 151 clinically normal children matched on age (+/- 12 mo), sex, and village of residence. All children were initially breast… (More)

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@article{West1986BreastfeedingWP, title={Breast-feeding, weaning patterns, and the risk of xerophthalmia in Southern Malawi.}, author={K P West and Moses C Chirambo and Joanne J Katz and Alfred Sommer}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1986}, volume={44 5}, pages={690-7} }