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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 ...
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 ...
Playground behaviors of school-age children in relation to nutrition, schooling, and family characteristics.
(University of Nairobi, 1992)
Food intake measured over the course of a year, duration of schooling, and family SES were related to playground behaviors in a sample of 111 Kenyan school-age children. Better nourished children were more active, happy, ...
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 ...