Factors Influencing malnutrition in children five years and below in Serian District in Sarawak

Eunice Melissa, anak Joseph (2012) Factors Influencing malnutrition in children five years and below in Serian District in Sarawak. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, (UNIMAS).

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Abstract

Malaysia has been proressing well in both socioeconomics status and health care services; however , malnutrition is still prevalent in rural areas among the poor households. The aetiology of childhood malnutrition is complex involving interactions of multiple factors at individual, family and community levels. This study aimed to determine the prevalance of malnutrition and factors influencing malnutrition among children aged five years and below in serian district in Sarawak. It was a cross sectional study. The children's weights and heights/lengths were measured. Socio-demographic information, factors influencing malnutrition, 24-hour diet recall and food security was gathered through a structured interview with the mothers/caretakers of the children.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2012.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malnutrition in children, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2016 01:21
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2016 01:22
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/14134

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