Background: Stunting remains a major public health concern in Nepal as
it increases the risk of illness, irreversible body damage and mortality in children.
Public health planners can reshape and redesign new interventions to reduce stunting
and severe stunting among children aged less than 5 years in this country by
examining their deter... read moreminants. Hence, this study identifies factors associated with
stunting and severe stunting among children aged less than five years in
Tiwari, Rina, Lynne M. Ausman, and Kingsley Emwinyore Agho.
"Determinants of stunting and severe stunting among under-fives: evidence from the
2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey." BMC Pediatrics 14, no. 1 (12, 2014):