publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Women’s autonomy and social support and their associations with infant and young child feeding and nutritional status: community-based survey in rural Nicaragua

Shirin Ziaei; Mariela Contreras; Elmer Zelaya Blandón; Lars-Åke Persson; Anders Hjern; Eva-Charlotte Ekström;
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  • Published: 20 Nov 2014
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:sec id="S1368980014002468_abs1" sec-type="general"><jats:title>Objective</jats:title><jats:p>To evaluate the associations of women’s autonomy and social support with infant and young child feeding practices (including consumption of highly processed snacks and sugar-sweetened beverages) and nutritional status in rural Nicaragua.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec id="S1368980014002468_abs2" sec-type="general"><jats:title>Design</jats:title><jats:p>Cross-sectional study. Feeding practices and children’s nutritional status were evaluated according to the WHO guidelines complemented with information on highly processed snacks and su...
Subjects
free text keywords: Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Medicine (miscellaneous), Rural area, Social support, Developing country, Social network, business.industry, business, Gerontology, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Environmental health, Cross-sectional study, Autonomy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Breastfeeding
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Women’s autonomy and social support and their associations with infant and young child feeding and nutritional status: community-based survey in rural Nicaragua

Shirin Ziaei; Mariela Contreras; Elmer Zelaya Blandón; Lars-Åke Persson; Anders Hjern; Eva-Charlotte Ekström;