Predictors of Maternal and Child Double Burden of Malnutrition in Rural Indonesia and Bangladesh
AbstractThis article identifies maternal, child, and household characteristics in rural Indonesia and Bangladesh associated with maternal and child double burden of malnutrition, the coexistence of a stunted child and an overweight mother within the same household. Maternal and child double burden was observed in 11 percent and 4 percent of the households in rural Indonesia and Bangladesh, respectively. The study found double burden is not exclusive to urban areas.
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Malnutrition; Indonesia; Bangladesh; Obesity;
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