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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2017, Article ID 6368746, 8 pages
Research Article

Risk Factors of Underweight in Children Aged 6–59 Months in Ethiopia

1Wolaita Zonal Health Department, Sodo, Ethiopia
2College of Health Sciences and Medicine, Wolaita Sodo University, Sodo, Ethiopia

Correspondence should be addressed to Yohannes Mehretie Adinew; moc.liamg@9791sennahoy

Received 25 June 2017; Revised 7 October 2017; Accepted 16 October 2017; Published 13 November 2017

Academic Editor: C. S. Johnston

Copyright © 2017 Deneke Tosheno 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.

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