The geographical distribution of underweight children in Africa.

  title={The geographical distribution of underweight children in Africa.},
  author={Maarten Nub{\'e} and Benjamin G J S Sonneveld},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={83 10},
OBJECTIVE To study geographical patterns of underweight children in Africa by combining information on prevalence with headcounts at a subnational level. METHODS We used large-scale, nationally representative nutrition surveys, in particular the Demographic and Health Surveys and the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, which have been designed, analysed and presented according to largely similar protocols, and which report at the national and subnational levels. FINDINGS We found distinct… CONTINUE READING

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