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Fraction of all hospital admissions and deaths attributable to malnutrition among children in rural Kenya

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Background: Malnutrition is common in the developing world and associated with disease and mortality. Because malnutrition frequently occurs among children in the community as well as those with acute illness, and because anthropometric indicators of nutritional status are continuous variables that preclude a single definition of malnutrition, malnutrition-attributable fractions of admissions and deaths cannot be calculated by simply enumerating individual children. Objective: We determined ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3945/ajcn.2008.26510

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2135-7549
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Role:
Author
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7133-5375
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
88
Issue:
6
Pages:
1626-1631
Publication date:
2008-12-01
Acceptance date:
2008-08-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
Pmid:
19064524
Source identifiers:
73393
Language:
English
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pubs:73393
UUID:
uuid:7be769eb-ae07-4eae-b3de-7d8d1c606e33
Local pid:
pubs:73393
Deposit date:
2018-10-02

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