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The impact of urbanization and socioeconomic status on infant feeding practices in Lagos, Nigeria

The impact of urbanization and socioeconomic status on infant feeding practices in Lagos, Nigeria

Food and Nutrition Bulletin 7(1): 33-37

A questionnaire was given at interview to 558 women in a suburb of Lagos, Nigeria. Data presented include incidence and duration of breast feeding, age at introduction of supplementary feeding and the foods given. There was a wide discrepancy between women's expressed opinions on infant feeding and their practice.

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DOI: 10.1177/156482658500700115

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