What is it about?

The study aims to assess determinants of SAM among children under 5 years of age in Satar community of Jhapa district, Nepal.

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Why is it important?

One of the indigenous and marginalized communities of Nepal, Satar/Santhal has often been neglected and is devoid of good education and is economically deprived. This predisposes under 5 children of Satar into malnutrition. No study has been done to find the determining factors of malnutrition in the Satar Community.

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This page is a summary of: Determinants of severe acute malnutrition among under 5 children in Satar community of Jhapa, Nepal, PLoS ONE, February 2021, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245151.
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