Prevalence and determinants of stunting among adolescent girls in Ethiopia
作者: Biruk Beletew AbateAyelign Mengesha KassieMesfin Wudu KassawAlemu Birara ZemariamAddis Wondmagegn Alamaw
作者单位: 1Woldia University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, P.O.Box 400, Woldia, Ethiopia
刊名: Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 2020
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.pedn.2020.01.013
关键词: StuntingAdolescent girlsEthiopia
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Purpose(#br)The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of stunting and identify factors associated with it among adolescent girls in Ethiopia.(#br)Design and methods(#br)From 15,683 women participants of the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS), a sub-sample of 3,498 adolescents aged 15−19 years were selected; from which 2,733 adolescents who had a complete response to all variables of interest were retained for analysis. Variables were selected using conceptual framework. We used height-for-age Z -score index (HAZ) growth standards less than ‐2 to identify stunting. We adjusted for weights and sampling design. Bivariable and multivariable regression analysis was carried out.(#br)Results(#br)The prevalence of stunting was 410(15%); comprising of 353...
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  • stunting 萎缩
  • Ethiopia 埃塞俄比亚
  • among 在当中
  • adolescent 青年