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Intra-household food distribution among Guatemalan families in a supplementary feeding programme: mothers' perceptions


, : Intra-household food distribution among Guatemalan families in a supplementary feeding programme: mothers' perceptions. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 14(4): 314-322

Mothers' views on the appropriate distribution of food within a household and the relation of these views to actual food distribution are explored. 45 mothers with 1 child enrolled in a health centre's food-supplementation programme in periurban Guatemala because of low weight for height.

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