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ASSESSMENT OF THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS AMONG PRESCHOOL CHILDREN IN MILITARY FAMILIES IN THE POLICE BARRACKS AL-HAJ YOUSIF AND ABU SAAD IN KHARTOUM
*Yaseen Abdallah Ahmed Ibrahim, Dr. Zaineb Osman Mohammed Onsa, Dr. Suzan Ali Yousif Abo and Dr. Sitana E Abdelrahman
Malnutrition is condition that develops when the body doesn’t get the right amount of the macro and micro nutrients needs to maintain healthy tissues and organ function. This study aimed to assess the nutritional status among Preschool children in Military families in the police barracks al-Haj yousif and Abu saad in Khartoum state. The study was carried out in the police barracks al-Haj yousif and Abu saad in Khartoum state. The total numbers of the study population (105) children were selected randomly. Data was collected using a questionnaire. The study was conducted during the period from august (2018) to February (2019). Data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS).The majority of Children (73.3%) were in the age group (49- 60 months) and found that females more than males. the Prevalence of malnutrition Percentage According to BMI-for Age z- scores among children’s in the study area where (68.6%) are moderately malnourished (18.1%), of them are normal, (13.3%) are mild malnutrition and Complete absence of all symptoms of Kwashiorkor and Marasmus. The study recommends that more research is needed in this area, and the data obtained should be used to construct reference value of Sudanese children.[Full Text Article]