Spatial heterogeneity of haemoglobin concentration in preschool-age children in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{Magalhes2011SpatialHO,
  title={Spatial heterogeneity of haemoglobin concentration in preschool-age children in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Ricardo J. Soares Magalh{\~a}es and Archie C. A. Clements},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={459-68}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether blood haemoglobin concentration in preschool-age children (< 5 years of age) is geographically heterogeneous in sub-Saharan Africa and describe its association with environmental variables that drive anaemia of different etiologies. METHODS Data were obtained on 24 277 preschool-age children in western Africa (2862 cluster sites) and 25 343 in eastern Africa (2999 cluster sites) from the 2001-2007 Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) for sub-Saharan Africa… CONTINUE READING

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