Inadequate intakes of dietary zinc among pregnant women from subsistence households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia.

@article{Abebe2008InadequateIO,
  title={Inadequate intakes of dietary zinc among pregnant women from subsistence households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia.},
  author={Yewelsew Abebe and Alemtsehay Bogale and K Michael Hambidge and Barbara J. Stoecker and Isabel Arbide and Akilu Teshome and Nancy F. Krebs and Jamie E. Westcott and Karl B. Bailey and Rosalind S. Gibson},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={379-86}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of zinc inadequacy based on dietary intakes and plasma zinc concentrations and, simultaneously, the prevalence of inadequate intakes of energy, protein, calcium and iron. DESIGN A cross-sectional study of a convenience sample of subsistence farming households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia. SUBJECTS Dietary intakes were calculated from 1-day weighed food records and 40 repeats from 99 pregnant women in the third trimester using analysed values of major… CONTINUE READING