Prevalence of undernutrition and vitamin A deficiency in the Dogon Region, Mali.


OBJECTIVES A representative sample of 1510 preschool children living in the Bandiagra circle (Mopti Region, Mali) was examined between March and April 1997 to determine the level of vitamin A deficiency. METHODS Using a randomized two level cluster sampling, 20 clusters of 75 children aged six months to six years were selected for evaluating xerophthalmia… (More)


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