Prevalence of under-nutrition and its correlates among under 3 year-old children in rural areas of Andhra Pradesh, India.

@article{Meshram2011PrevalenceOU,
  title={Prevalence of under-nutrition and its correlates among under 3 year-old children in rural areas of Andhra Pradesh, India.},
  author={Indrapal Ishwarji Meshram and Avula Laxmaiah and Ch Gal Reddy and Manachala Ravindranath and Kodali Venkaiah and Ginnela N V Brahmam},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={93-101}
}
BACKGROUND Under-nutrition continues to be a major public health problem, especially among young children in India. The present study was undertaken to assess the nutritional status of under-3 year-old children and factors associated with under-nutrition. METHOD A community-based cross-sectional survey was carried out in 40 Anganwadi centre villages of Medak district of Andhra Pradesh, India. A total of 805 children were selected for nutritional assessment in terms of under-weight, stunting… CONTINUE READING