Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
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ISSN: 2167-0420

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Addisu Shiferaw

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  • Research Article
    Acute Under Nutrition and Associated Factors among Pregnant Women in Gumay District, Jimma Zone, South West Ethiopia
    Author(s): Addisu Shiferaw and Gebi HuseinAddisu Shiferaw and Gebi Husein

    Background: Maternal malnutrition is global health problem affecting higher proportion of women in developing countries. Maternal under nutrition in Ethiopia is amongst the highest in the world and twice sub-Saharan average level 27%. However, little evidences were documented on acute under nutrition and associated factors among pregnant women in Ethiopia in general and the study area in particular. Objective: To assess acute under nutrition and associated factors among pregnant women in Gumay district of Jimma Zone at, Southwest Ethiopia. Methods: Community based cross-sectional study was conducted from June 30 to July 30, 2018. Data was collected from 382 pregnant women that randomly selected. The collected data was double entered to Epi-info7 and analyzed using SPSS version 21 software. Descriptive statistics was used.. Read More»

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