This book presents the status and determinants of child malnutrition in rural Ethiopia. It shows that the overall prevalence of child malnutrition in the study community was high with 46.3% of the children stunted, 41.9% underweight, and 11.5% wasted. Parental education, wealth status of the household, household size, number of under-five children in the household, age of a child, antenatal care attendance, source of water, availability of latrine and sign of disease in the past two weeks before the survey were found to be the major determinant factors of malnutrition among under-five children in the study area. Therefore, it requires careful attention and systematic actions in the areas of food security, child and maternal healthcare, education and hygienic problems to reduce the existing malnutrition prevalence in the area.
|Number of Pages||112|
|Book Type||Society & social sciences|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-06-08 00:00:00|