Risk factors for severe malnutrition in children with cerebral palsy in Lusaka, Zambia
Simpamba, Mica Mutuna
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Over 80% of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) present with feeding difficulties which consequently result in about 40-50% of them being malnourished. Many children with CP in low resource countries like Zambia, present with severe malnutrition and the extent of this problem remains unknown. The aim of this study was to identify the main risk factors associated with severe malnutrition in children with CP.