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Factors Influencing the Prevalence of Stunting Among Children Aged Below Five Years in Bangladesh

Sarma, Haribondhu; Khan, Jahidur Rahman; Asaduzzaman, Mohammad; Uddin, Fakhar; Tarannum, Sayeeda; Hasan, Md. Mehedi; Rahman, Ahmed Shafiqur; Ahmed, Tahmeed


Background: Poor nutrition during childhood impedes physical and mental development of children, which propagate the vicious cycle of intergenerational under nutrition. This paper is aimed at understanding the determinants of stunting among children aged 0 to 59 months in Bangladesh. Methods: The study used Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2011 data and a multistage stratified cluster-sampling design. Anthropometric data (for height and weight) were collected and analysis was...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Food and Nutrition Bulletin
DOI: 10.1177/0379572117710103


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