Prevalence and trends in the childhood dual burden of malnutrition in low- and middle-income countries, 1990-2012.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVE: To describe trends in country- and individual-level dual burden of malnutrition in children <5 years, and age-stratified (<2 years, ≥2 years) country-level trends, in thirty-six low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). DESIGN: Using repeated cross-sectional nationally representative data, we calculated the prevalence of malnutrition (stunting, wasting, overweight) at each survey wave, annualized rates of prevalence change for each country over time, and trends before and after 2000, for all children <5 years and separately for those

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tzioumis, E; Kay, MC; Bentley, ME; Adair, LS

Published Date

  • June 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1375 - 1388

PubMed ID

  • 26905921

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5470367

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1475-2727

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/S1368980016000276


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England