Dietary pattern, nutritional status, anaemia and anaemia-related knowledge in urban adolescent college girls of Bangladesh.

@article{Kabir2010DietaryPN,
  title={Dietary pattern, nutritional status, anaemia and anaemia-related knowledge in urban adolescent college girls of Bangladesh.},
  author={Yearul Kabir and Hussain Shahjalal and Farzana Saleh and Wahida Obaid},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 8},
  pages={633-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine dietary pattern and nutritional status of adolescent college girls of Dhaka, Bangladesh with a particular focus on the prevalence of anaemia and appropriate knowledge about it among them. METHODS A cross sectional study was conducted. Sixty-five adolescent girls aged 15-19 years were selected randomly from Home Economics college of Dhaka. A 7-day food frequency questionnaire was used to investigate the dietary pattern. Nutrient intake of the participants was assessed by… CONTINUE READING
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