Undernutrition and Household Environmental Quality among Urban and Rural Children in Nigeria

  title={Undernutrition and Household Environmental Quality among Urban and Rural Children in Nigeria},
  author={O Adeyemo Samuel and Abiodun Hotonou Cole and Wilna H. Oldewage-Theron},
This study explored the association between child undernutrition and household environmental quality in urban and rural households. Anthropometric assessments were conducted on 370 preschool children in three urban communities (high, medium and low-density) and one rural community. A structured questionnaire for mothers and an observation checklist were used to collect sociodemographic and environmental data. An Environmental Quality Index (EQI) combining four composite indicators of household… CONTINUE READING

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