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Feeding practices and head circumference of 12 months old children in Cruzeiro do Sul, state of Acre

Grant number: 17/07836-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2017
Effective date (End): April 30, 2018
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nutrition - Nutritional Analysis of Population
Principal Investigator:Marly Augusto Cardoso
Grantee:Isabel Giacomini Marques
Host Institution: Faculdade de Saúde Pública (FSP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:16/00270-6 - MINA study - Maternal and child health in Acre: birth cohort in the Western Brazilian Amazon, AP.TEM


The World Health Organization recommends that, like other anthropometric measures, the head circumference should be measured in all clinical consultations with children up to two years of age. The present study aims to investigate the association between complementary feeding practices and cephalic perimeter of infants at 12 months of life in Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre. (AU)

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