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  1. Nutritional status of Kadazan children in a rural district in Sabah, Malaysia.

    Article - En anglais

    The nutritional status of 896 Kadazan children below 6 years of age from 23 villages of Tambunan District were studied.

    When stunting and wasting were defined as those who were below two standard deviations of height-for-age and weight- for- height (Waterlow et al, 1977) and based on the National Center for Health Statistics reference population, 67.6% of boys and 66.8% of girls were stunted while 12.3% of boys and 8.3% of girls were wasted.

    Weaning foods and toddler feeding practices were unsatisfactory.

    The role of health education on child care and feeding practices is emphasized.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Malnutrition, Etat nutritionnel, Enfant, Homme, Malaisie, Asie, Milieu rural, Epidémiologie, Etude statistique, Education sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malnutrition, Nutritional status, Child, Human, Malaysia, Asia, Rural environment, Epidemiology, Statistical study, Health education

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0146727

    Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 199406.