Child undernutrition in Kenya: trend analyses from 1993 to 2008–09

  title={Child undernutrition in Kenya: trend analyses from 1993 to 2008–09},
  author={Dennis Juma Matanda and Maurice B. Mittelmark and Dorcus Mbithe D. Kigaru},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
BACKGROUND Research on trends in child undernutrition in Kenya has been hindered by the challenges of changing criteria for classifying undernutrition, and an emphasis in the literature on international comparisons of countries' situations. There has been little attention to within-country trend analyses. This paper presents child undernutrition trend analyses from 1993 to 2008-09, using the 2006 WHO criteria for undernutrition. The analyses are decomposed by child's sex and age, and by… CONTINUE READING
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