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Child, Caretaker, and Community: Testing Predictors of Anemia and Response to Iron Supplementation in Peruvian Preschool-Aged Children

Citation

Dorsey, Achsah F. & Thompson, Amanda L. (Online ahead of print). Child, Caretaker, and Community: Testing Predictors of Anemia and Response to Iron Supplementation in Peruvian Preschool-Aged Children. American Journal of Human Biology.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Despite repeated governmental and nongovernmental interventions, anemia remains a widespread public health concern in Peru. This article examines nutritional and disease factors associated with the prevalence of anemia and response to iron supplementation in Peruvian children, with the aim of understanding the lack of success of national programs.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23538

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

American Journal of Human Biology

Author(s)

Dorsey, Achsah F.
Thompson, Amanda L.

Year Published

Online ahead of print

Reference ID

13301