Water and sanitation associated with improved child growth

  title={Water and sanitation associated with improved child growth},
  author={Anwar T Merchant and Chris Jones and A Kiure and Roland Kupka and G Fitzmaurice and M{\'o}nica Grajales Herrera and W W Fawzi},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: To examine the relation between household water and sanitation, and the risk of stunting and reversal of stunting in Khartoum and Crezira regions Sudan.Design: Prospective cohort study.Setting: A total of 25 483 children aged 6–72 months from rural Sudan enrolled in an 18-month field trial in 1988 to study the effect of vitamin A supplementation on child health and survival.Results: The mean height-for-age z-scores at baseline and the end of study were −1.66 and −1.55, respectively… CONTINUE READING
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