Revista de Saúde Pública
Print version ISSN 0034-8910
GUITTI, José Carlos dos Santos. Study on the nutritional condition of the childhood in the city of Londrina, PA (Brazil). Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1974, vol.8, n.1, pp. 67-73. ISSN 0034-8910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101974000100008.
It was studied the incidence and the degree of under nutrition in infants and children from low social levels, in order to implant a program of alimentar assistence and education in the city of Londrina, Paraná (Brazil). The highest percentage of undernourished children was found among the scholars. It was verified the direct relationship between undernutrition and poor scholarity.
Keywords : Food; School children [Londrina, PA (Brasil)]; Nutrition, educational; Nutrition disorders.