Nutrition transition in Morocco.

  title={Nutrition transition in Morocco.},
  author={Sabah Benjelloun},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={5 1A},
OBJECTIVE To analyse the nutritional transition in Morocco. DESIGN Examination of Moroccan national survey data. RESULTS Morocco is undergoing a demographic, epidemiological and social transition. The urban population increased from 29% in 1960 to 53% in 1997. Per capita gross domestic product increased steadily from 1972 to 1999. Life expectancy at birth increased to 70 years in 1999 from 47 years in 1962. Both infant and juvenile mortalities have decreased, from 92/1000 and 69/1000 in… CONTINUE READING


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