publication . Article . 2017

Statistical Analysis on Nutritional Status and its Associated Factors of Under Five Years Children in Nepal

Upadhyay, Hari Prasad; Bhusal, Madhav Kumar;
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  • Published: 17 Mar 2017 Journal: Advanced Journal of Graduate Research (issn: 2456-7108, eissn: 2456-7108, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AIJR Publisher
Abstract
Malnutrition among under five year of age group is a major underlying cause of the child morbidity and mortality in many developing countries like Nepal. Nutritional status of children is a proxy indicator for assessing the health status of entire population. This study was carried out to evaluate the nutritional status of the most vulnerable age group of children (0-59 months) and to identify different factors associated with it. Generally three anthropometric indicators were often used to assess the nutritional status of children height-for-age, weight-for-height and weight-for-age. This study is based on data of Nepal Demographic and Health Survey.  WHO ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Nutritional status, Malnutrition, Stunted, Wasted, Underweight

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