A quantitative analysis of determinants of child and maternal malnutrition in Nigeria

Malnutrition rates among children 0 to 36 months and women of reproductive age in Nigeria are high and vary significantly across rural-urban locations, geopolitical zones, and agro-ecological zones,
thereby constituting a significant public health challenge. Using the 2003 National Demographic Health Survey (NDHS) data, this brief discusses the key determinants of child and maternal nutrition in Nigeria across these different zones.

Author: 
Ajieroh, Victor
Published date: 
2010
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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