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Poverty and Childhood Undernutrition in Developing Countries

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The importance of reducing childhood undernutrition has been enshrined in the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals. This study explores the relationship between alternative indicators of poverty and childhood undernutrition in developing countries within the context of a multi-national cohort study (Young Lives). Approximately 2000 children in each of four countries - Ethiopia, India (Andhra Pradesh), Peru and Vietnam – had their heights measured and were weighed when they were age...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.06.038

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Institution:
University of Warwick
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
Federal University of Santa Katarina
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Young Lives
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Funding agency for:
Stavros Petrou
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
71
Issue:
7
Pages:
1366-1373
Publication date:
2010
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ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:5902bead-7450-471a-9316-39801c96215a
Local pid:
ora:9122

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