Nutritional status of Indian adolescents (15-19 years) from National Family Health Surveys 3 and 4: Revised estimates using WHO 2007 Growth reference.

<h4>Background</h4>The National Family Health Surveys (NFHS) in India apply adult cutoffs of nutritional status for the estimation of undernutrition/overweight in the 15-19 age group. The prevalence of thinness in boys and girls thus estimated is 58.1% and 46.8% in NFHS-3, and 45% and 42...

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Main Authors: Madhavi Bhargava, Anurag Bhargava, Sudeep D Ghate, R Shyama Prasad Rao
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2020-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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