journal1 ›› 2017, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (2): 191-193.DOI: 10.11852/zgetbjzz2017-25-02-24

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Nutritional status of children aged 6~24 months in rural Wuling mountainous area

XIAO Ti-gan,ZENG Ju-hua,HUANG Zhi   

  1. Maternal and Child Health Care Institution of Huaihua,Huaihua,Hunan,418000,China
  • Received:2016-03-30 Online:2017-02-10 Published:2017-02-10
  • Contact: HUANG Zhi,



  1. 怀化市妇幼保健院,湖南 怀化 418000
  • 通讯作者: 黄志,
  • 作者简介:肖体敢,男,主治医师,主要研究方向为儿童营养。

Abstract: Objective To investigate the nutritional status of children aged 6~24 months in rural Wuling mountainous area,and further provide evidence for the improvement of nutritional status. Methods A total of 2 228 children aged 6~24 months from rural countries in Mountainous area of Wuling were selected with the PPS sampling.Their height and weight were measured and calculated based on WHO Child Growth Standards. Results The prevalence of child malnutrition in children aged 6~24 months in wuling area was 13.20%.Among the children with malnutrition,growth retardation had the most case(8.71%),followed by underweight(6.19%) and marasmus(3.90%).The prevalence of malnutrition had significant differences in sex,nationality as well as area. Conclusion Long-term and chronic nutritional deficiency is the main problem of malnutrition in Wuling mountainous area and effective measures of nutritional intervention should urgently be taken to improve nutritional status in this area.   

Key words: Wuling mountainous area, malnutrition, children

摘要: 目的 了解武陵山区农村6~24月龄儿童营养不良现状,为改善该地区儿童营养状况提供依据。方法 采用PPS抽样方法,在武陵山区7个县农村抽取2 228名6~24月龄的儿童。测量身高、体重,应用WHO身高标准体重法进行营养评价。结果 武陵山区农村6~24月龄儿童营养不良患病率为13.20%,营养不良儿童中以生长迟缓患病率最高,为8.71%,其次为低体重6.19%,消瘦3.90%。营养不良患病率在性别、民族、地区间差异有统计学意义。结论 武陵山区6~24月龄儿童营养不良的患病情况仍有待改善,长期慢性营养性缺乏是该地区存在的主要营养不良问题,建议制定相关的营养干预措施,不断提高该地区儿童营养健康状况。

关键词: 武陵山区, 营养不良, 儿童

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