DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2015.01.003
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Adamu Belay, Grace Marquis, Gulelat Desse

Abstract: Abstract: Zinc deficiency is a public health concern and is the most prevalent micronutrient deficiencies in developing countries. The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence and risk factors of zinc deficiency among infants and preschool children. Based on a community, the cross-sectional study was conducted in East Gojjam between October 2011 and April 2012. Two hundred and forty infants and preschool children were randomly selected in the study. Data on potential determinants of zinc defi…

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