Case-control analysis of the health and nutrition of orphan schoolchildren in Ethiopia.

@article{Hall2010CasecontrolAO,
  title={Case-control analysis of the health and nutrition of orphan schoolchildren in Ethiopia.},
  author={Andrew Hall and Veronica Tuffrey and Tamiru Kassa and Tsegaye Demissie and Tedbabe Degefie and Seung Jae Lee},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={287-95}
}
OBJECTIVES To undertake a case-control analysis of the health, nutrition and caring practices of orphans enrolled in primary schools in Ethiopia. METHODS Pupils of both sexes aged 7-17 who were randomly selected from Grades 3 and 4 of primary school during a national survey of schoolchildren in Ethiopia and who were classified as an orphan were matched by age, sex and school with non-orphans. Logistic regression was used to compare children in terms of indicators of anthropometric and… CONTINUE READING

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