Child malnutrition in Tigray, northern Ethiopia.

  title={Child malnutrition in Tigray, northern Ethiopia.},
  author={Afework Mulugeta and Fitsum G. Hagos and Gideon Kruseman and Vincent G M Linderhof and Barbara J. Stoecker and Zenebe Abraha and Moti Yohannes and G. Giftson Samuel},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  volume={87 6},
OBJECTIVE Estimate levels of and identify factors contributing to child malnutrition in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING Rural communities from four zones of Tigray. SUBJECTS Three hundred and eighteen under five children representing 587 randomly selected households were included. RESULTS Among the children surveyed, 46.9%, 33.0% and 11.6% were stunted,underweight and wasted, respectively. Older children were more likely to be undernourished. Stunting… CONTINUE READING
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