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...Expand abstract
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Copyright 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Social Science and Medicine. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Social Science and Medicine, Vol 71, Issue 7, 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.06.038
Published as: Petrou, Stavros and Emil Kupek (2010) “Poverty and Childhood Undernutrition in Developing Countries: A Multi-national Cohort Study”, Social Science and Medicine, 71 (7): 1366-1373.
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Poverty and Childhood Undernutrition in Developing Countries
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