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Risk Factors for Chronic Undernutrition among Children in India: Estimating Relative Importance, Population Attributable Risk and Fractions

Publisher: Social Science & Medicine

Nearly 40% of the world's stunted children live in India and the prevalence of undernutrition has been persistently high in recent decades. Given numerous available interventions for reducing undernutrition in children, it is not clear of the relative importance of each within a multifactorial framework. The paper assess the simultaneous contribution of 15 known risk factors for child chronic undernutrition in India.

Author(s): S.V. Subramanian, Ivan Mejia Guevara, Daniel J. Corsi | Views(419)

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