Outcome Variables

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Outcome variables are usually the dependent variables. They are factors that can be measured and can change over time. These values are usually presented as means or frequencies/percentages by group (e.g., Prevalence of underweight by district) and are often the content of cells in tables and on the Y-axis of graphs.


Illness prevalence - several common illnesses that greatly affect a child's nutritional status are often targeted in programs to provide prevention and treatment measure; because illness is so directly related to nutritional status, it is measured as an outcome variable.


Micronutrient deficiency measures - use the back button to return here


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