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Factors Associated with Stunting in Children under Age 2 in the Cambodia and Kenya 2014 Demographic and Health Surveys

  title={Factors Associated with Stunting in Children under Age 2 in the Cambodia and Kenya 2014 Demographic and Health Surveys},
  author={Grace Adisa Ettyang and Caroline Sawe},
Background: This study examined the relationships between child maternal household and gender inequality characteristics and child stunting in Kenya and Cambodia. Globally an estimated 171 million children are stunted including 167 million in low- and middle-income countries with especially high prevalence levels in Africa and Asia. Child stunting reflects chronic undernutrition which often begins before birth and is almost irreversible after the second year of life. Methods: The study analyzed… 

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