Childhood malnutrition in Egypt using geoadditive Gaussian and latent variable models.

@article{Khatab2010ChildhoodMI,
  title={Childhood malnutrition in Egypt using geoadditive Gaussian and latent variable models.},
  author={Khaled Khatab},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2010},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={653-63}
}
Major progress has been made over the last 30 years in reducing the prevalence of malnutrition amongst children less than 5 years of age in developing countries. However, approximately 27% of children under the age of 5 in these countries are still malnourished. This work focuses on the childhood malnutrition in one of the biggest developing countries, Egypt. This study examined the association between bio-demographic and socioeconomic determinants and the malnutrition problem in children less… CONTINUE READING
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