Double burden of nutrition disorders among schoolchildren , necessity for appropriate public health policies and interventions

@inproceedings{Rouhani2013DoubleBO,
  title={Double burden of nutrition disorders among schoolchildren , necessity for appropriate public health policies and interventions},
  author={Samad Rouhani and Atriyeh Taghizadeh Mahali},
  year={2013}
}
Growth disorder is one of non-specific but important indicator of ill-health particularly among children. The most reliable and frequently used method to measure normal weight is Body Mass Index (BMI). Double burden of nutritional disorders may exist in low and middle income countries. This was a cross-sectional study carried out in the county of Joybr in 2009. Body max index, demographic, and socio-economic data of all students in year one (935 cases) were gathered using a check list. Data… CONTINUE READING

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