Seasonal Undernutrition in Rural Ethiopia: Magnitude, Correlates, and Functional Significance
Intl Food Policy Res Inst, Jan 1, 2001 - Social Science - 75 pages
Research questions and motivation for policy analysis. Data and methodology. Seasonal energy stress in southern Shewa. Physiological correlates of undernutrition in adults. Heterogeneity of response to seasonal stress. Methods used to assess the nutritional and functional status of study individuals.
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