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Anaemia and undernutrition among pre school children in Kerala

Elizabeth A, Sherin R...(+2 more)

Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 45, issue 8 (2008) pp. 335-343

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Abstract

The status of iron deficiency anaemia and undernutrition among preschool children aged 0-35 months in Kerala, India, during 2002-04, was investigated. Its association with socioeconomic and demographic variables was also studied. The mean age, weight and haemoglobin level of the children were 16.8+or-10.4 months, 8.3+or-2.3 kg and 10.11+or-3.7 g/dl, respectively. The prevalence of low birth weight (

Author-supplied keywords

  • Asia
  • Chordata
  • Commonwealth of Nations
  • Developing Countries
  • Hominidae
  • Homo
  • India
  • Kerala
  • Primates
  • South Asia
  • animals
  • birth order
  • body weight
  • children
  • eukaryotes
  • haemoglobin
  • hemoglobin
  • human diseases
  • infant mortality
  • infants
  • iron deficiency anaemia
  • iron deficiency anemia
  • living standards
  • low birth weight infants
  • mammals
  • man
  • neonatal mortality
  • preschool children
  • socioeconomic status
  • standard of living
  • undernutrition
  • underweight
  • vertebrates

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