Browsing Department of Health Promotion and Development by Author "Lartey, Anna"
An analysis of socio-demographic patterns in child malnutrition trends using Ghana demographic and health survey data in the period 1993-2008 Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Lartey, Anna (BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-10-16)Background A small but growing body of research indicates that progress in reducing child malnutrition is substantially uneven from place to place, even down to the district level within countries. Yet child malnutrition ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Dietary Diversity is a Predictor of Acute Malnutrition in Rural but Not in Urban Settings: Evidence from Ghana Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Lartey, Anna (Sciencedomain international, 2014-06-05)Aims: To document the relationships between child dietary diversity and acute malnutrition (wasting) in urban and rural Ghana, controlling for maternal, child and household socio-demographic characteristics. Study Design: ...Journal article
Influence of childcare practices on nutritional status of Ghanaian children: a regression analysis of the Ghana Demographic and Health Surveys Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Lartey, Anna; Matanda, Dennis Juma; Urke, Helga Bjørnøy (BMJ, 2014-11-03)Objectives: Guided by the UNICEF framework for childcare, this study examined the association of childcare practices (CCP) with infant and young children’s growth (height-for-age Z-scores, HAZ), and investigated ...Journal article