Weight-for-age malnutrition in Indonesian children, 1992-1999

Hugh Waters, Fadia Saadah, Soedarti Surbakti, Peter Heywood

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Abstract

Background. This article measures changes over time in Indonesia in the prevalence of moderate and severe child malnutrition, and examines the factors associated with these changes. A child with a weight-for-age Z-score below - 2.0 is classified as underweight and either moderately or severely malnourished. Methods. A pooled cross-sectional dataset of 163 986 children

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)589-595
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2004

Keywords

  • Child malnutrition
  • Economics and health
  • Indonesia
  • Pooled cross-sectional analysis
  • Underweight

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology

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