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Anthropometric assessment of energy-protein malnutrition and subsequent risk of mortality among preschool aged children

Chen, Chowdhury, and Huffman

1980

This research study assess the effectiveness of body indicators (height-for-weight, arm circumference, etc) in predicting the risk of morality in a cohort of Bangladeshi children. The study further analyzed the discriminating powers of each indicator and found that all indicators discriminated mortality risk.

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