Muhammad Tahir, Syed Sajid Munir, Maimoona Saeed
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences




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ABSTRACT

Aim: To determine the frequency of malnutrition among children presenting with measles.
Study Setting: Pediatrics Department, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar.
Duration of Study: Six months 6/7/2018 to 6/1/2019.
Study Design: Cross sectional study
Methodology: 142 subjects were studied. All the children were subjected for the detection malnutrition according to Gomez classification. Results: Mean age was 3 years with SD ± 2.16. 67% children were male while 43% children were female. 80% children were with malnutrition and 20% children were normal.

Conclusion: Frequency of malnutrition was 80% among children presenting with measles.

Key words: malnutrition, children, measles.



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