Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal


Archives   2017

Myanmar   Health   Sciences   Research   Journal

Volume   29,  Number   1

TITLE:   Stunting and Zinc Nutritional Status among Primary School Children in North-Okkalapa Township
AUTHOR:   Khin Nyo Thein, Win Lai May, Han Win, Aung Khin Thein, Myat Mon Aye, Zaw Win Hlaing, Yan Naing Moe, Aung Aung Maw & Theingi Thwin
SOURCE:   Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2017
ABSTRACT:   Zinc deficiency is known to be linked to growth retardation in children and stunting is an indicator of chronic malnutrition. This cross-sectional study was aimed to determine the proportion of stunting and serum zinc status among primary school children. Stunting (height for age SUBJECT HEADINGS:   Stunting, Zinc deficiency, Nutritional status, Children, Micronutrient
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