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Relationship between nutrition and development in Kenyan toddlers
The relationship between mild to moderate malnutrition, as measured by food intake and anthropometric status, and developmental outcome was explored in 110 Kenyan toddlers. Developmental outcome was assessed at 30 months ...
Cognitive abilities of Kenyan children in relation to nutrition, family characteristics, and education
The purpose of this study was to determine whether nutritional factors, family characteristics, and the duration of schooling were associated with cognitive and attentional capacities in children growing up in rural Kenya. ...
Annex: Maternal anthropometry as a risk predictor of pregnancy outcome: the Nutrition CRSP in Kenya.
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Effects of a school feeding intervention on school attendance rates among elementary schoolchildren in rural Kenya
OBJECTIVE: A randomized controlled school feeding intervention offered an opportunity to determine whether school feeding resulted in improved school attendance among elementary schoolchildren in a rural district of ...
Relationships between morbidity and development in mildly to moderately malnourished Kenyan toddlers
This study explored the extent to which morbidity in 110 mildly to moderately malnourished Kenyan toddlers was associated with developmental outcomes. Morbidity information was collected from the 18th to 30th months. ...
Prediction of cognitive competence in Kenyan children from Toddler nutrition, family characteristics and abilities
This study explored the extent to which cognitive competence in 5-yr old Kenyan children was associated with earlier nutritional factors, family conditions and toddler characteristics. Food intake during the 18th-30th mths ...
Medical illness in school-age Kenyans in relation to nutrition, cognition, and playground behaviors
Because medical illness is associated with malnutrition, it might contribute to the poor outcomes seen in malnourished children. This study explored relations between frequency of mild illness and development in 133 ...
Maternal anthropometry as a risk predictor of pregnancy outcome: the Nutrition CRSP in Kenya
A longitudinal study on food intake and human function in three countries, within the Nutrition Collaborative Research and Support Program (CRSP), enabled us to follow 247 Embu households in rural Kenya. Food intake, ...
The impact of dietary intervention on the cognitive development of Kenyan school children
Previous observational studies in developing countries have suggested that diet quality, particularly increased animal source food (ASF) consumption, is positively associated with child cognitive development. This report ...