Etiology Factors of Malnutrition Among Infants in Two Urban Slums of Peshawar
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Malnutriotn among children is rampant in Pakistani Society specially in the underprivileged groups. A cross-sectional study was undertaken to assess the etiological factors in vulnerable group of children 6 months to 2 years of age. It was found that still majority of woemn didn't give colostrums to their babies, while more than 50% of mothers didn't start weaning aat right age. Moreover majority of the children were fed commercial weaning formulas. all these factors were found to be significant players in causing malnutrition in this age group.
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Khawar N, Kazmi NR, Laghmani AA. Etiology Factors of Malnutrition Among Infants in Two Urban Slums of Peshawar. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 22 [cited 2023 Jun. 4];16(2). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/772
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