Has the prevalence of stunting in South African children changed in 40 years? A systematic review

comparison_of_normal_wasted_and_stunted_childThe systematic review investigated changes in the prevalence of stunting, in South Africa over 40 years in order to derive lessons from the South African experience. The study found that over the last decade, the national prevalence of stunting has decreased even though between and within provincial, age and ethnic group disparities remain. The review also found no sex or rural/urban differences in preschool children. Link

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