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Volume 2014, Article ID 719673, 9 pages
Research Article

Undernutrition and Its Correlates among Children of 3–9 Years of Age Residing in Slum Areas of Bhubaneswar, India

Department of Community Medicine, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751024, India

Received 31 July 2014; Revised 7 November 2014; Accepted 30 November 2014; Published 17 December 2014

Academic Editor: Mieke Faber

Copyright © 2014 Ansuman Panigrahi and Sai Chandan Das. 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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