oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Family food income, dietary intake and nutritional status of infants in rural and urban Nigeria
|Article Title||Family food income, dietary intake and nutritional status of infants in rural and urban Nigeria|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Psychology, University of Lagos, Nigeria. **Department of Sociology, University of Lagos, Nigeria. ***School of Nutrition, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, U.S.A.|
|Publication Date||Mar 2000|
|Pages||133 - 144|
|Keyword(s)||Animal protein, Balanced complementary diet, Carbohydrates, Food scarcity, Fruits, Malnutrition, Socio-economic status and Vegetables|
The following study investigated the relationship between family food income and dietary intake and how these affect the nutritional status of infants. The study was also aimed at identifying differences in the pattern of these relationships among rural and urban subgroups within the same society. The sample comprised 211 Nigerian infants and their families. The mean age of the children was 23.8 months with a range of 19 to 32 months.
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