Comparison of mothers' understanding of two child growth charts in Lesotho / M. T. Ruel ... [et al.]
Ruel, Marie T, Pelletier, David L, Habicht, Jean-Pierre, Mason, John B, Chobokoane, C. S. et al. (1990). Comparison of mothers' understanding of two child growth charts in Lesotho / M. T. Ruel ... [et al.]. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/51691
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1990 ; 68(4) : 483-491
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Al Nahedh, N.; Bamgboye, E.A. (2003)Although growth charts are recommended for monitoring children, recent reports indicate poor use by mothers. We investigated maternal knowledge and perceptions of growth charts and identified characteristics affecting use. At outpatient paediatric clinics of a Riyadh hospital, 305 mothers with children under age 5 were interviewed by questionnaire during May-June 2001. Overall awareness of growth charts was 35.8% and ever-use was 8.6%. Education, parity and number of living children were significantly associated with knowledge. Among mothers who ...