Community Health Sciences
Of 279 children, below the age of 5 years, studied from January to March 1984, 30% had some degree of malnutrition. Risk factors like low birth weight, low family income, previous attacks of diarrhoea and absent or inadequate breast feeding were found to have a strong association with malnutrition. In the "Well Baby Clinic", extra attention was given to the children having those risk factors. Nutritional status determined after 2 years showed that though there was no reduction in the overall percentage of malnourished children but the degree of severity of malnutrition definitely decreased.
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
Thaver, I. H.
(1990). Risk approach for reducing malnutrition in children from a privileged community. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 40(3), 59-61.
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