Seasonality and determinants of child growth velocity and growth deficit in rural southwest Ethiopia.

Fentahun, Netsanet.
Belachew, Tefera.
Coates, Jennifer.
Lachat, Carl.

Background: Ethiopia faces cyclic food insecurity that alternates between pre- and post- harvest seasons. Whether seasonal variation in access to food is associated with child growth has not been assessed empirically. Understanding seasonality of child growth velocity and growth deficit helps to improve efforts to track population interventions against malnutrition. The aim of this study was asses... read more

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