|SRP. 2021; 12(1): 1422-1425
The Current Situation of Anemia and Zinc Deficiency of Children Ages 6-59 Months with Anorexia WHO Examined at National Institute of NutritionNguyen Trong Hung, Pham Thi Thu Huong, Tran Thi Tra Phuong, Truong Tuyet Mai, Nguyen Thi Lam, Nguyen Thi Luong Hanh, Nghiem Nguyet Thu, Nguyen Hong Truong, Le Danh Tuyen.
Nowadays, children have lots of diseases, esp in field of nutrition. The purpose of this study is to determine the status of anemia and zinc deficiency of children with anorexia aged 6-59 months at the Department of Nutrition Counseling No2, National Institute of Nutrition in 2014. Through using proper research methods and subjects such as cross-sectional study and the description was conducted on 466 children with anorexia aged 6-59 months at the Department of Nutrition Counseling No2, National Institute of Nutrition in 2014. Research results indicate that 47% of anorexia children had anemia and 43.8% Anorexia children have zinc deficiency and 21% of anorexia have both anemia and zinc deficiency.
Key words: Anorexia, anemia, zinc deficiency, National Institute of Nutrition