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Anemia, iron and zinc deficiencies, supplements consumption and morbidity in Mexican children aged 1 to 4: analysis of Ensanut 100k.


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Original or alternative title 
Anemia, deficiencias de zinc y hierro, consumo de suplementos y morbilidad en niños mexicanos de 1 a 4 años: resultados de la Ensanut 100k
Mexico (MEX)
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Time period covered 
07/2018 - 06/2019

A subsample of 1 516 children aged 1-4 participants of Ensanut 100k was analyzed, carried out in 2018. Anemia was considered if [Hb]<11 g/dL, ZD if [Zn]<65 μg/dL and ID if [ferritin]<12 μg/L. Supplements and Liconsa milk consumption were obtained from a semi-quantitative food frequency; morbidity by self-report of the mother. Multiple logistic regression models were used adjusted by confounders.