Malnutrition and high childhood mortality among the Onge tribe of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- Published Article
Public health nutrition
- Publication Date
Feb 01, 2006
High childhood mortality appears to be the predominant demographic factor responsible for the decline in the Onge population. The high prevalence of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiency disorders could be important factors contributing to the high childhood mortality.
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