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Socio-demographic determinants of Vitamin A supplementation in Bangladesh: evidence from two rounds of Bangladesh demographic and health surveys, 2007 and 2011

Publication Details

Authors:  Manoj Kumar Raut
Publication date: March, 2018
Source: International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. Volume 5 (3): 1149-59


The purpose of this study is to interpret the socio-demographic impacts on receipt of Vitamin A supplementation in Bangladesh.

Utilizing data from the Bangladeshi demographic and health surveys for 2007 and 2011, a log binomial regression was conducted to dissect the intersections of education and exposure to mass media on receipt of vitamin A supplementation.

The results determine that education and exposure to mass media campaigns positively influence mother’s intake of vitamin A supplementation.



Bangladesh, Supplementation, Surveys, Vitamin A