Nutritional status of primary school children in Abbottabad.

  title={Nutritional status of primary school children in Abbottabad.},
  author={Saadia Siddique and Muhammad Ayub and Najla Shore and Usman Tariq and Shakila Zaman},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  volume={25 1-2},
BACKGROUND In Abbottabad district, with the vast poverty stricken rural majority and 80% literacy rate, primary-level education faces great influx of students. This study was carried out to see the nutritional status of children 5-10 years of age attending primary schools of Abbottabad. METHODS This was a descriptive, cross-sectional study carried out in June 2009 on 400 schoolchildren of 5-10 years of age from three randomly selected primary schools of Abbottabad. After informed consent by… CONTINUE READING

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