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Qualitative Study Exploring Mother’s Perceptions Of Child Malnutrition In Informal Settlements In Kenya
Introduction: It is important to understand the mother's views of child malnutrition for successful prevention and intervention initiatives. Objective: The objective of this study was to explore mother's perceptions of the risk of child malnutrition in urban informal settlements in Kenya. Methods: The study sites included Kibera in Nairobi, Manyatta `A' in Kisumu, and Kaptembwo in Nakuru town, among mothers of children aged 6-24 months. Using purposive and snowball methods, 64 mothers participated in the study. Data was collected using focus group discussion and analyzed thematically. Results: Mothers frequently perceived poverty/ inadequate money as major causes of malnutrition.
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