Journal of Biometrics & Biostatistics

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Papia Sultana


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    Distribution and Risk Factors of Child Malnutrition in Bangladesh based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey-2014 Data
    Author(s): Mahfuzur Rahman and Papia SultanaMahfuzur Rahman and Papia Sultana

    Background: Malnutrition is the root causes of morbidity and mortality amongst pre-school and school going children in Bangladesh. In addition, malnutrition not only affects individuals but its effects are passed from generation to generation. Hence, the study aimed to investigate the latest nutritional status of under-five children and identify the risk factors of child malnutrition in Bangladesh using Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey-2014 along with its distribution and composition. Data and methodology: The data used for the present study has been derived from Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS-2014). Sample of size 6965 has been used in this study extracted from 7886 kids’ record of BDHS-2014 with information on height and weight. Descriptive analysis has been performed to know the characteristics of the stud.. Read More»

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