Risk Factors of Protein Energy Malnutrition Deficiency among Children Under Five Years at Alruhal Camp-Kass Locality South Darfur State 2012 SudanAhmed M Hussein* and Dawria Adam
Faculty of Public Health, Shendi University, Sudan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ahmed M Hussein
Faculty of Public Health
Shendi University, P.O.Box 142, Sudan
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: September 25, 2015 Accepted date: December 02, 2015 Published date: December 07, 2015
Citation: Hussein AM, Adam D (2015) Risk Factors of Protein Energy Malnutrition Deficiency among Children Under Five Years at Alruhal Camp-Kass Locality South Darfur State 2012 Sudan. J Bacteriol Parasitol 6:252. doi: 10.4172/2155-9597.1000252
Copyright: © 2015 Hussein AM. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This cross-sectional descriptive study to measure the risk factors of protein energy malnutrition deficiency, this study designed to cover (n=384 child), the study shows that most affected children were those whose families income per month was less than 250 SDG, (18.5%), The prevalence of malnutrition increase among children there is mothers illiterate (13.4%), the study found that the male more affected (12.5%) than female (8.5%) and children there age (6-12 month most affected 7.7%).