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Journal of Medical Sciences

Year: 2003  |  Volume: 3  |  Issue: 3  |  Page No.: 251 - 262

Nutritional Status of Children Under Six Years of Age at Industrial Area in Bangladesh

M.Z. Islam, M.N. Islam and S.M.F. Ahsan


In this study, nutritional status of children under six years have been investigated based on primary data and efforts have been made to find out the probable factors influencing the nutritional status of children. The study shows that the factors such as maternal education, family income, duration of breast feeding, age of child, family size have significant effect on nutritional status of children. Therefore, sustainable policy should be taken regarding the factors mentioned above to improve nutritional status of children of Bangladesh.

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