DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2015.02.005
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Desalegn Kuche, Pragya Singh, Debebe Moges, Tefera Belachew

Abstract: Abstract: Inadequate quality and quantity diet is one of the major reasons for high levels of malnutrition in pregnant women. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Wondo Genet District, Southern Ethiopia. A two-stage cluster sampling technique was used to select a representative sample of 153 pregnant women aged 19-49 years from three rural villages ("Kebeles"). Energy and nutrient intakes from foods were calculated from one-day weighed food records on a sub-sample (n = 77). The result of the study showed…

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