Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Obesity
Volume 2014, Article ID 541213, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/541213
Research Article

Malnutrition, Overweight, and Obesity among Urban and Rural Children in North of West Azerbijan, Iran

1Food and Beverages Safety Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Science, Urmia, Iran
2Urmia University of Medical Science, Urmia, Iran

Received 22 January 2014; Revised 16 April 2014; Accepted 4 May 2014; Published 25 May 2014

Academic Editor: Li Ming Wen

Copyright © 2014 Sakineh Nouri Saeidlou 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. S. Das and R. M. Rahman, “Application of ordinal logistic regression analysis in determining risk factors of child malnutrition in Bangladesh,” Nutrition Journal, vol. 10, article 124, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. S. Psaki, Z. A. Bhutta, T. Ahmed et al., “Household food access and child malnutrition: results from the eight-country MAL-ED study,” Population Health Metrics, vol. 10, article 24, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. A. Sharghi, A. Kamran, and M. Faridan, “Evaluating risk factors for protein-energy malnutrition in children under the age of six years: a case-control study from Iran,” International Journal of General Medicine, vol. 4, pp. 607–611, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  4. S.-E. Park, S. Kim, C. Ouma, M. Loha, T. F. Wierzba, and N. S. Beck, “Community management of acute malnutrition in the developing world,” Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 210–219, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. M. de Onis, A. W. Onyango, E. Borghi, C. Garza, and H. Yang, “Comparison of the World Health Organization (WHO) child growth standards and the national center for health statistics/WHO international growth reference: implications for child health programmes,” Public Health Nutrition, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 942–947, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. Z. Mei, C. L. Ogden, K. M. Flegal, and L. M. Grummer-Strawn, “Comparison of the prevalence of shortness, underweight, and overweight among US children aged 0 to 59 months by using the CDC 2000 and the WHO 2006 growth charts,” Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 153, no. 5, pp. 622–628, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. A. Payandeh, A. Saki, M. Safarian, H. Tabesh, and Z. Siadat, “Prevalence of malnutrition among preschool children in northeast of Iran, a result of a population based study,” Global Journal of Health Science, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 208–212, 2013. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. V. Martínez-Vizcaíno, M. S. Martínez, B. N. Pacheco et al., “Trends in excess of weight, underweight and adiposity among Spanish children from 2004 to 2010: the Cuenca study,” Public Health Nutrition, vol. 15, no. 12, pp. 2170–2174, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Muhihi, “Prevalence and determinants of obesity among primary school children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,” Public Health, vol. 71, no. 1, article 26, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. A. van Grieken, C. M. Renders, A. I. Wijtzes, R. A. Hirasing, and H. Raat, “Overweight, obesity and underweight is associated with adverse psychosocial and physical health outcomes among 7-year-old children: the “be active, eat right” study,” PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 6, Article ID e67383, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. F. Taheri, T. Kazemi, T. Chahkandi, K. Namakin, M. Zardast, and B. Bijari, “Prevalence of overweight, obesity and central obesity among elementary school children in Birjand, East of Iran, 2012,” Journal of Research in Health Sciences, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 157–161, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  12. H. R. Farrokh-Eslamlou, “Geographical distribution of nutrition deficiency among children under five years old in the west Azerbaijan province,” Iran Urmia Medicine Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 201–209, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  13. G. Veghari, “The relationship of ethnicity, socio-economic factors and malnutrition in primary school children in North of Iran: a cross-sectional study,” Journal of Research in Health Sciences, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 58–62, 2012. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. F. Esfarjani, R. Roustaee, F. Mohammadi-Nasrabadi, and A. Esmaillzadeh, “Major dietary patterns in relation to stunting among children in Tehran, Iran,” Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 202–210, 2013. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. A. M. Santaliestra-Pasías, J. P. Rey-López, and L. A. Moreno Aznar, “Obesity and sedentarism in children and adolescents: what should be bone?” Nutricion Hospitalaria, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 99–104, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus