Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 7204562, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7204562
Research Article

Level of Knowledge and Practice of Mothers on Minimum Dietary Diversity Practices and Associated Factors for 6–23-Month-Old Children in Adea Woreda, Oromia, Ethiopia

1College of Medicine and Health Science, Debre Markos University, Debre Markos, Ethiopia
2Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, Debre Markos University, Debre Markos, Ethiopia

Correspondence should be addressed to Dube Jara; moc.oohay@ebudaraj

Received 19 June 2016; Revised 9 January 2017; Accepted 9 March 2017; Published 12 April 2017

Academic Editor: Louise Bennett

Copyright © 2017 Andualem Agize et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. World Health Organization, Infant and Young Child Feeding: Model Chapter for Textbooks for Medical Students and Allied Health Professionals, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 2009.
  2. Federal Ministry of Health Ethiopia, Infant and Young Child Feeding IYCF National Guideline, Federal Ministry of Health Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2003.
  3. “Strengthening Infant and Young Child Feeding Programming and Planning for Emergency Preparedness and Response Proceedings of an international workshop, London, UK,” 25th–29th June 2012, http://www.unicef.org/nutritioncluster/files/IYCF_-_IYCF-E_workshop_report_2012.pdf.
  4. M. T. Ruel, “Is dietary diversity an indicator of food security or dietary quality? A Review of Measurement Issues and Research Needs,” FCND Discussion Paper 140, Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2002. View at Google Scholar
  5. R. E. Black, L. H. Allen, Z. A. Bhutta et al., “Maternal and child undernutrition: global and regional exposures and health consequences,” The Lancet, vol. 371, no. 9608, pp. 243–260, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. C. Lutter, “Meeting the challenge to improve complementary feeding and strengthening action to feeding,” SCN News, vol. 27, pp. 4–9, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  7. World Health Organization and Department of Health Statistics and Informatics of the Information, World Health Statistics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2010, http://www.who.int/gho/publications/world_health_statistics/EN_WHS10.
  8. R. E. Black, S. S. Morris, and J. Bryce, “Where and why are 10 million children dying every year?” Lancet, vol. 361, no. 9376, pp. 2226–2234, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. World Health Organization, “Preparation and use of food-based dietary guidelines,” WHO Technical Report 880, Report of a Joint FAO/ WHO Consultation. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1996. View at Google Scholar
  10. B. M. Popkin, “The nutrition transition in low-income countries: an emerging crisis,” Nutrition Reviews, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 285–298, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. G. Egata, Y. Berhane, and A. Worku, “Predictors of acute undernutrition among children aged 6 to 36 months in east rural Ethiopia: a community based nested case—control study,” BMC Pediatrics, vol. 14, no. 1, article 91, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. Arimond and M. T. Ruel, “Dietary diversity is associated with child nutritional status: evidence from 11 demographic and health surveys,” Journal of Nutrition, vol. 134, no. 10, pp. 2579–2585, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. World Health Organization, Indicators for Assessing Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices. Conclusions of a Consensus Meeting Held 6–8 November 2007 in Washington D.C., USA, 2007.
  14. A. D. Disha, R. Rawat, A. Subandoro, and P. Menon, “Infant and child feeding IYCF practices in Ethiopia and Zambia and their association with child nutrition,” African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 5896–5909, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  15. Working Group on Infant and Young Child Feeding Indicators, “Developing and validating simple indicators of dietary quality and energy intake of infants and young children in developing countries,” Tech. Rep., Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) Project/Academy for Educational Development (AED), Washington, DC, USA, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  16. I. Kabir, M. Khanam, K. E. Agho, S. Mihrshahi, M. J. Dibley, and S. K. Roy, “Determinants of inappropriate complementary feeding practices in infant and young children in Bangladesh: secondary data analysis of Demographic Health Survey 2007,” Maternal & Child Nutrition, vol. 8, supplement 1, pp. 11–27, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. A. Patel, Y. Pusdekar, N. Badhoniya, J. Borkar, K. E. Agho, and M. J. Dibley, “Determinants of inappropriate complementary feeding practices in young children in India: secondary analysis of National Family Health Survey 2005-2006,” Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 28–44, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. Central Statistical Agency Ethiopia and ICF International, Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2011, Central Statistical Agency, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; ICF International, Calverton, Md, USA, 2012.
  19. U. Senarath, S. S. P. Godakandage, H. Jayawickrama, I. Siriwardena, and M. J. Dibley, “Determinants of inappropriate complementary feeding practices in young children in Sri Lanka: secondary data analysis of Demographic and Health Survey 2006-2007,” Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 60–77, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. N. Joshi, K. E. Agho, M. J. Dibley, U. Senarath, and K. Tiwari, “Determinants of inappropriate complementary feeding practices in young children in Nepal: secondary data analysis of Demographic and Health Survey 2006,” Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 45–59, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. S. Gyampoh, G. Otoo, and R. Aryeetey, “Maternal nutrition knowledge is associated with meeting the minimum acceptable diet among children 6–23 months, Ghana,” Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, vol. 63, supplement 1, pp. 1124–1130, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  22. S. Gyampoh, G. E. Otoo, and R. N. O. Aryeetey, “Child feeding knowledge and practices among women participating in growth monitoring and promotion in Accra, Ghana,” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 14, no. 1, article 180, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus