Determinants of infant and young child feeding practices in Sri Lanka: secondary data analysis of Demographic and Health Survey 2000.

@article{Senarath2010DeterminantsOI,
  title={Determinants of infant and young child feeding practices in Sri Lanka: secondary data analysis of Demographic and Health Survey 2000.},
  author={Upul Senarath and Michael J. Dibley and Sanjeeva S. P. Godakandage and Hiranya S Jayawickrama and Aravinda Wickramasinghe and Kingsley Emwinyore Agho},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={352-65}
}
BACKGROUND Poor feeding practices in early childhood contribute to the burden of childhood malnutrition and morbidity. OBJECTIVE To estimate the key indicators of breastfeeding and complementary feeding and the determinants of selected feeding practices in Sri Lanka. METHODS The sample consisted of 1127 children aged 0 to 23 months from the Sri Lanka Demographic and Health Survey 2000. The key infant feeding indicators were estimated and selected indicators were examined against a set of… CONTINUE READING

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