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Mahboob S, Shahraki M, Mahdavi R, Gaemmagami J. The study of nutritional condition in children of 6-12 years old Asadabadi Area of Tabriz . yafte. 2004; 6 (2) :25-33
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Background: Children’s malnutrition has an important effects on the level of well being in the society and anthropometrical indictors in children represent the ultimate results of nutritional status. Materials and methods: In this study nutritional status of 480 children of 6-12 years old (260 boys, 220 girls) has been evaluated base on nutritional stratification indices such as height, age (H/A) and weighty and height (W/H). They divided based on point z in three groups of hypoalimentation, normal children and polyphagia. Determined in three classifications in several classes (slight, middle, sever). Results: Statistical analysis showed that under nutrition in term of (H/A) was 15 percent in both sex, and weight/height for girls was higher than boys (34.58%. vs. 32.6%, respectively). Also over nutrition in term of W/H index for girls was higher than boys (8.41% vs. 6.61%, respectively). However, H/A index was higher in boys.(16.74% vs. 20% respectively). In Conclusion: The results of present investigation show that in 40.42% of children based on index of weight to height and 33.23% based on index of height to age are malnutrition. So that the main nutritional problem in this population is oligotrophia.

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Received: 2012/12/24 | Accepted: 2017/06/10 | Published: 2017/06/10

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