All publications of “Marcela Maria Pandolfi”

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Malnutrition in school children in an urban-rural region of the extreme South of São Paulo city

Marcela Maria Pandolfi, Fabio Sandrini, Maurício Rocco de Oliveira, Jane de Eston Armond, Ana Cristina Ribeiro Zöllner, Yara Juliano, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2045

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate the persistence of nutritional deficit in a sample of schoolchildren.Methods:A cross-sectional study of 1,761 schoolchildren between 6 and 10 years from 3 schools. They were assessed by Z scores of weight for height and height for age, according to the World Health Organization. The variables studied were gender, age, grade and school year. The χ² test was used to relate the nutritional deficit with the variables.Results:Of all children 8.5% were malnourished according to the weight for height Z […]