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Child Malnutrition in Pakistan: Trends and Determinants


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  • G M Arif
  • Saman Nazir
  • Maryam Naeem Satti
  • Shujaat Farooq


The major objective of this paper to examine the determinants of child malnutrition, based on the Pakistan Panel Household Survey (PPHS-2010). The study has focused on individual (child), household and community variables to understand differentials in child malnutrition. Child illness, health status of their mothers and poverty status of households are the key factors utilized in this study to understand the malnutrition phenomenon. [PIDE Working paper]. URL:[].

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Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:5060.

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Date of creation: Jul 2012
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Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:5060

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Keywords: Child Malnutrition; Paksitan; death; children; food insecurity; poor nutritional status of mothers; infections; health services and care; underweight children; household income; consumption; food security; weight-for-age z-score; height; Household structure; sanitation; consumption; standard deviation; WHO;


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