publication . Article . 2016

Correlation between Food Intake and Health Status with the Nutritional Status of School Children Age 9-11 in Semarang City

Aiman Farag Mohammed Ali; Siti Fatimah Muis; Suhartono Suhartono;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Biosaintifika: Journal of Biology & Biology Education, volume 8, page 249 (issn: 2085-191X, eissn: 2338-7610, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Department of Drama, Dance and Music, Semarang State University
Background: Malnutrition, a major risk factor for a number of infectious diseases, including acute upper respiratory tract infections (AURTI), is common in developing countries. Nutritional status is an important index of the quality of life. Anthropometric examination is a tool almost mandatory in any research to assess the health and nutritional conditions in childhood. Physical measurements such as weight, height, arm and calf circumference and triceps skin fold thickness of the children have been widely used to determine the health and nutritional status of the community. Objectives: To analyze the correlation between food intake and health status to nutriti...
free text keywords: Food intake, health status, nutritional status, Education (General), L7-991, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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