oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Community health status in a small urban area in Zimbabwe

Volume 29, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The study was carried out in December 1981 urban area (Mashonaland Central) and included both Chipadze township and domestic workers resident in Bindura urban area. The population of this urban area is estimated at approximately 18 000.) The nutritional status of children under 8 years of age was assessed in the area under study by measuring weight, height and arm circumference (up to 5 years) and by obtaining ages.

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