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Factors in the management of feeding in nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in rural Bondo County, Kenya

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dc.contributor.author Were, Allan R
dc.contributor.author Kioli, Felix N
dc.contributor.author Onkware, Kennedy
dc.contributor.author Onyango, Elizabeth O
dc.contributor.author Gumo, Sussy
dc.contributor.author Ouma, Collins
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-23T09:27:22Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-23T09:27:22Z
dc.date.issued 2013-11-15
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/187
dc.description.abstract The effects of malnutrition on health status and survival of children has been the subject of extensive research for several decades. Malnutrition affects physical growth, cognitive development of children, morbidity and mortality. The current study was an exploratory survey that focused on factors affecting feeding of nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in a rural setting in Usigu Division of Bondo County, Kenya. Methods The sampling frame was mothers whose children were in Kanyibok, Sanda and Usenge nursery schools. Purposive sampling methods were used to draw a total of 108 respondents. In a logistic regression model, bad management of feeding was the dependent variable while factors perceived to affect management of feeding were the independent variables. Results Married mothers were more likely to manage good feeding practices … en_US
dc.publisher BioMed Central en_US
dc.title Factors in the management of feeding in nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in rural Bondo County, Kenya en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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