Journal article

Factors Influencing Receipt of Iron Supplementation by Young Children and their Mothers in Rural India: Local and National Cross-Sectional Studies

Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Beverley-Ann Biggs, NS Prashanth, H Sudarshan, Rob Moodie, Jim Black, Arun Shet

BMC Public Health | BMC | Published : 2011


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to acknowledge the field team led by Mrs Varalaxmi Vijaykumar that was involved in data collection. We are indebted to the community health workers and village Anganwadi workers who assisted in the fieldwork. We are grateful to Dr R Narayan who reviewed the manuscript and provided valuable comments. The study was funded by the Allen Foundation (MI, USA) and the Fred P Archer Charitable Trust (VIC, Australia). SP was supported by a Melbourne Research Scholarship (University of Melbourne, Australia). The authors are grateful to Measure DHS for permission to use the NFHS-3 dataset in this study.