Nutritional status of school-age children - A scenario of urban slums in India

@inproceedings{Srivastava2012NutritionalSO,
  title={Nutritional status of school-age children - A scenario of urban slums in India},
  author={Anurag Srivastava and Syed Esam Mahmood and Payal Mishra Srivastava and Ved Prakash Shrotriya and B. N. Anil Kumar},
  booktitle={Archives of public health = Archives belges de sante publique},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND One of the greatest problems for India is undernutrition among children. The country is still struggling with this problem. Malnutrition, the condition resulting from faulty nutrition, weakens the immune system and causes significant growth and cognitive delay. Growth assessment is the measurement that best defines the health and nutritional status of children, while also providing an indirect measurement of well-being for the entire population. METHODS A cross-sectional study, in… CONTINUE READING
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