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Child undernutrition in war-torn society: the Ethiopian experience

Kinfu, Yohannes

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Using data from a cross-sectional nutrition survey conducted in rural Ethiopia between March and April 1992, roughly a year after the end of one of the longest civil wars in modern human history, this study attempts to document the magnitude and correlates of childhood undernutrition in Ethiopia. Findings from the study reveal that, at the time of the survey, 59% of children in the country were exposed to long-term or chronic undernutrition (stunted); about 4% were suffering from acute problems...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93530
Source: Journal of Biosocial Science
DOI: 10.1017/S0021932099004034

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