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Infant feeding indicators for use in emergencies: an analysis of current recommendations and practice


Infant feeding indicators for use in emergencies: an analysis of current recommendations and practice



Public Health Nutrition 5(3): 365-372



ISSN/ISBN: 1368-9800

PMID: 12003646

Objective: To assess the applicability and use of infant nutrition and health indicators during emergencies. Design: Indicators recommended by international health and nutrition organizations for assessing infant feeding practice were compiled and analysed to evaluate their consistency and applicability for use in surveys of emergency-affected populations. These indicators included measures of breast-feeding status, use of artificial feeding, anthropometric status and morbidity.

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