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Prevalence and risk factors for anemia among children in Brazil



Prevalence and risk factors for anemia among children in Brazil



Revista de Saude Publica 35(1): 66-73



Objective: To verify the prevalence of anaemia among children aged 0 to 36 months, who attend public day care centers in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and assess its possible risk factors. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out in 557 children aged 0 to 36 months in all public day care centers in Porto Alegre. Anthropometric measurements and haemoglobin levels were performed.

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