Child-feeding practices as predictors of nutritional status of children in a slum area in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Abate2008ChildfeedingPA,
  title={Child-feeding practices as predictors of nutritional status of children in a slum area in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia},
  author={Gugsa Abate and Wambui Kogi-Makau and Nelson M. Muroki},
  year={2008}
}
In a across-sectional study carried out in four purposefully selected slum kebeles of Addis Ababa, the nutritional status of 758 children aged 6 36 months was measured and subsequently classified into malnourished and well nourished groups. Child-feeding practices of randomly selected mothers of the two groups of children were compared with the view of identifying practices that contribute to child-nutrition insecurity in the study area. The result indicated that the majority of the mothers (i… CONTINUE READING
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