Influence of family size, household food security status, and child care practices on the nutritional status of under-five children in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

@article{Ajao2010InfluenceOF,
  title={Influence of family size, household food security status, and child care practices on the nutritional status of under-five children in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.},
  author={K. O Ajao and Ebenezer Olubanji Ojofeitimi and Amos A Adebayo and Adesegun Olayiwola Fatusi and Olusegun Temitope Afolabi},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 4 Spec no.},
  pages={117-26}
}
Fertility pattern and reproductive behaviours affect infant death in Nigeria. Household food insecurity and poor care practices also place children at risk of morbidity and mortality. The objectives of this study were to assess the influence of family size, household food security status, and child care practices on the nutritional status of under-five children in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The study employed a descriptive cross-sectional design. A semi-structured questionnaire was used to collect data… CONTINUE READING
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