Nutritional assessment of primary school children in papua new Guinea: implications for community health.


The nutritional status of primary school children (N = 1453) was assessed using weight-for-height (W/H) and twenty-four hour food recall records. Using WHO standards, 21 percent of the students were within the standard W/H. Of the remainder, 71 percent were within 5 kg. of standard W/H, and 8 percent deviated more than 5 kg. from the standard W/H (5… (More)
DOI: 10.2190/QW8D-9AEE-9LQC-E997