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Title: Prevalence of childhood malnutrition among under 5 yrs children in Regae village in Greater Marble-Hall sub-district in Limpopo Province
Authors: Maditsi, Mohlapametse James
Advisors: Mpolokeng, M.B.L
Other Contributors: Nyazema, N
Keywords: Childhood Malnutrition
stunting
Wasting
Underweight
Socioeconomic factors
Educational level
Issue Date: 2008
Abstract: Childhood malnutrition is one of the conditions that have been identified by the world health organisation to be given high priority in terms of their control and management. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of childhood malnutrition in a rural village of Regae in the Limpopo province. The study found that stunting and underweight are 17.5% whilst wasting is at 12.9% in the village. Key words: childhood malnutrition, stunting, wasting, underweight, socioeconomic factors, educational level.
Description: Thesis (MPH.) --University of Limpopo, 2008.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10386/324
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