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Collegium antropologicum, Vol.31 No.2 April 2007. -

This research examines the impact of a nutrition education intervention program on the nutritional status and knowledge

of Nicaraguan adolescent girls. Anthropometric measurements, hemoglobin values, and data concerning nutritional

knowledge were collected from adolescent girls living in Managua, Nicaragua. Using a pre-test-post-test design,

data are compared prior to and after the nutrition intervention program. When using Mexican American reference data,

statistically significant differences in height-for-age z-scores and weight-for-age z-scores were found when comparing the

entire sample of baseline data with data collected after three years of the nutrition intervention program p



Author: Lisa Renee Pawloski - Jean Burley Moore -

Source: http://hrcak.srce.hr/



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