Determinants of Stunting in School-Aged Children of Tehran, Iran

  title={Determinants of Stunting in School-Aged Children of Tehran, Iran},
  author={Fatemeh Esfarjani and Roshanak Roustaee and Fatemeh Mohammadi and Ahmad Esmaillzadeh},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
BACKGROUND Limited data are available indicating associates of stunting among Iranian children. This study was conducted to investigate determinants of stunting in first grade primary school children of Tehran in 2007. METHOD In this case-control study, 3147 school children were selected by multistage cluster random sampling method from 5 districts of Tehran. Anthropometric measurements were done and stunting was defined as height for age less than the 5(th) percentile of CDC2000 cut-off… CONTINUE READING