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Prevalence of Malnutrition Among the Children Under 5 Years Old in East African Countries 2013-2017


Abdulkadir Abdullahi Yusuf , lincolin university east africa university university of bosas; Dallaf, lucturer


Children, East Africa, Malnutrition, Nursing, Public Health


meta-analysis analyzed the prevalence of malnutrition among the children under 5 years old from 2 selected east African countries from 2013-2017. Search engines used Pubmed with 100 studies selected eliminating 97 using inclusion and exclusion criteria. The PRISMA guideline helped in the final selection of the three selected studies. The prevalence of malnutrition from 2 east African countries from 2013-2017 was 11% in Ethiopia and 19.7% in Kenya from the 30,215 total population.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV5I70068
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 7
Publication Date: 01/10/2017
Page(s): 222-223

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