Community Nutritional Assessment: With Special Reference to Less Technically Developed Countries

Community Nutritional Assessment: With Special Reference to Less Technically Developed Countries

by Derrick Bryan Jelliffe, E. F. Jelliffe
     
 

This book emphasizes the continuing necessity for simple, affordable methods of nutritional assessment which are accurate and biologically and statistically significant, which can give results rapidly, and which are understandable to scientists, administrators, and the population itself. It focuses mainly on physiologically, culturally, and economically vulnerable

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This book emphasizes the continuing necessity for simple, affordable methods of nutritional assessment which are accurate and biologically and statistically significant, which can give results rapidly, and which are understandable to scientists, administrators, and the population itself. It focuses mainly on physiologically, culturally, and economically vulnerable groups in developing countries. Topics covered include assessment of nutritional status, indirect assessment, assessment of ecological variables, methods of data collection, and aspects of planning and implementation with special references to large-scale surveys.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192612182
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/09/1990
Series:
Oxford Medical Publications
Pages:
650
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.50(d)

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