Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Sebsibe Eliyas Adisu

Department of Epidemology, Mizan Aman Health Science College, Southwest, Ethiopia


  • Research   
    Prevalence of Under Nutrition and Associated Factors among Lactating Mothers in Mizan Aman Town, Southwest Ethiopia, 2020
    Author(s): Gebremichael Birhanu Berhe*, Asamirew Alemu Atimo and Sebsibe Eliyas Adisu

    Background: Nutrition is valuable for disease resistance, physical wellbeing, maturation and mental development as well as it breaks intergenerational malnutrition. However, in most developing countries, under nutrition is one of the common public health problems, especially in lactating mothers. Therefore, this study was conducted to assess prevalence of under nutrition and associated factors among lactating mothers in Mizan Aman Town,Bench Sheko Zone, Southwest Ethiopia. Methods: A community based cross-sectional study was conducted from April 01 to May 03, 2020 among randomly selected 548 lactating mothers. Binary logistic regression was done to assess association between independent and dependent variable. Adjusted Odds Ratios with its 95% confidence interval were estimated to identify factors associated with the outcome variable in mult.. View More»

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