A Study On Factors Contributing To Prevalence Of Malnutrition Of Children Less Than Five Years Of Age In Kyabugimbi Sub-County, Bushenyi District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS……………………………………………………………………........................2

DECLARATION…………………………………………………………... .………………........................4

APPROVAL……………………………………………………………………………...............................5

DEDICATION………………………………………………………………………………………………6

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT………………………………………………………………..............................7

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS……………………………………………………………............................8

LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES………………………………………………………………………..8

ABSTRACT…………………………………………………………………………....................................9

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………………10

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE PROBLEM……………………………………………..………….....10

1.2 PROBLEM STATEMENT………………………………………………………………………...11

1.3 STUDY JUSTIFICATION………………………………………………………………………...12

1.4 BROAD OBJECTIVE …………………………………………………………………………….12

1.5 MAIN STUDY VARIABLES……………………………………………………………………..13

1.6 INDEPENDENT VARIABLES…………………………………………………….......................13

1.7 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES……………………………………………………….............................13

1.8 RESEARCH QUESTIONS………………………………………………………………………..13

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW………………………………………………………………………….14

CHAPTER THREE

4.0 STUDY METHODOLOGY……………………………………………………………………….18

4.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION……………………………………………………………….18

4.2 STUDY DESIGN…………………………………………………………………………………..18

4.3 STUDY AREA…………………………………………………………………………………….18

4.4 SAMPLE SIZE DETERMINATION………………………………………………………...........19

4.5 SAMPLING METHOD……………………………………………………………………………19

4.6 INCLUSION CRITERIA…………………………………………………………………………..19

4.7 EXCLUSION CRETERIA………………………………………………………...........................19

4.8 STUDY TOOLS…………………………………………………………………...........................19

4.9 DATA COLLECTION PROCEDURE……………………………………………………………20

4.10 DATA PROCESSING ANALYSIS……………………………………………………………….20

4.11 ETHICAL CONSIDERATION……………………………………………………………………20

4.12 STUDY CONSIDERATION………………………………………………………………………20

4.13 STUDY LIMITATION…………………………………………………………………………….20

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 RESULTS………………………………………………………………………………………….21

CHAPTER FIVE

5.1 DISCUSSION……………………………………………………………………………………...31

5.2 CONCLUSION…………………………………………………………………………………….33

5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS…………………………………………………………………………..33

APPENDIX 1: BUDGET………………………………………………………………………………..35

APPENDIX 2: TIME SCHEDULE……………………………………………………………………...36

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APPENDIX 3: QUESTIONNAIRE………………………………………………………………….…37

APPENDIX 4: REFERENCES…………………………………………………………………………40

LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES

Figure 4.1 Sex of the respondents……………………………………………………………………..21

Figure 4.2 Respondents relationship with the child…………………………………………………...21

Figure 4.3 Sex of the child……………………………………………………………………………22

Figure 4.4 Age group of the child in months………………………………………………………….22

Figure 4.5 Occupation of the respondents……………………………………………………………..23

Table 4.1 Age group of the respondents in years……………………………………………………..23

Figure 4.6 Religion of the respondents………………………………………………………………..23

Table 4.2 Education level attained by the respondents…………………………………………….....24

Figure 4.7 Weaning age of the child…………………………………………………………………..24

Table 4.3 Kind of food given to the child during the previous meal………………………………...24

Figure 4.8 Number of times the child is fed during the day of going to sleep at night………………..25

Figure 4.9 Traditional beliefs………………………………………………………………………….25

Table 4.4 Types of food which are given to the child………………………………………………..25

Table 4.5 Reasons for not giving certain types of food………………………………………………26

Figure 4.10 Frequency of breastfeeding………………………………………………………………...26

Figure 4.11 Reasons for not breastfeeding……………………………………………………………...26

Table 4.7 Duration of feeding………………………………………………………………………...27

Figure 4.12 Sources of food…………………………………………………………………………….27

Table 4.8 Types of food not given…………………………………………………………………....28

Figure 4.13 Where respondents go for treatment when ill……………………………………………...28

Table 4.9 Community knowledge on balance diet……………………………………………………28

Table 4.10 Whether respondents actually know a balance diet………………………………………..28

Table 4.11 Disorders associated with malnutrition that respondents know……………………………29

Figure 4.14 Presence of signs of malnutrition…………………………………………………………..30

Table 4.12 Forms of malnutrition noticed……………………………………………………………..30

Table 4.13 General condition of the child……………………………………………………………...31

Table 4.14 State of cleanliness of the child……………………………………………………………31


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Frontiers, E. & NURUDEEN, S (2022). A Study On Factors Contributing To Prevalence Of Malnutrition Of Children Less Than Five Years Of Age In Kyabugimbi Sub-County, Bushenyi District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-study-on-factors-contributing-to-prevalence-of-malnutrition-of-children-less-than-five-years-of-age-in-kyabugimbi-sub-county-bushenyi-district

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Frontiers, Edu, and SULAIMAN NURUDEEN "A Study On Factors Contributing To Prevalence Of Malnutrition Of Children Less Than Five Years Of Age In Kyabugimbi Sub-County, Bushenyi District" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jun. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/a-study-on-factors-contributing-to-prevalence-of-malnutrition-of-children-less-than-five-years-of-age-in-kyabugimbi-sub-county-bushenyi-district. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu and NURUDEEN, SULAIMAN . "A Study On Factors Contributing To Prevalence Of Malnutrition Of Children Less Than Five Years Of Age In Kyabugimbi Sub-County, Bushenyi District" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 29, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/a-study-on-factors-contributing-to-prevalence-of-malnutrition-of-children-less-than-five-years-of-age-in-kyabugimbi-sub-county-bushenyi-district