Prevalence of malnutrition among preschool children in northeast of Iran, a result of a population based study.

@article{Payandeh2013PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of malnutrition among preschool children in northeast of Iran, a result of a population based study.},
  author={Abolfazl Payandeh and Azadeh Saki and Mohammad Safarian and Hamed Tabesh and Zahra Dana Siadat},
  journal={Global journal of health science},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={208-12}
}
INTRODUCTION Malnutrition in preschool children is a significant problem and has been identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most lethal form of malnutrition, indirectly or directly causes an annual death of at least 5 million children worldwide. The object of this study was to estimated the rate of underweight, stunting and wasting among preschool children in northeast of Iran. METHODS A cross sectional population based study was conducted and 70339 children; 35792 males… CONTINUE READING
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