The assessment of malnutrition in children under 3 years of age in Sichuan areas of China using two different growth standards.

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6,666 children under 3 years of age were selected from 231 villages in 25 townships of the Sichuan Province using a stratified random sampling design. The subjects consisted of 3,356 boys (50.3%) and 3,310 girls (49.7%); 2,510 from plain areas (37.8%),1,857 from hill areas (27.9%), and 2,299 from mountain areas (34.4%). All the children in this study had… (More)

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@article{Mao1997TheAO, title={The assessment of malnutrition in children under 3 years of age in Sichuan areas of China using two different growth standards.}, author={Min Mao and Y. Qian and Bin Qian and Stanislaw H. Zak and Zhikun Liu and G. Li and D. Zhen and Z. Tang}, journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1997}, volume={6 4}, pages={265-72} }