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Persistent stunting in middle childhood : the case of Andhra Pradesh using longitudinal data

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This article looks at what observable characteristics influence a child being persistently stunted, moving from being stunted or moving into being stunted in middle childhood, between 7 and 12, using longitudinal data for Andhra Pradesh. It finds the key factors that help a child move out of being stunted are mother’s education and coming from the more prosperous region of Coastal Andhra. In contrast, the key factors that pushed a child into being stunted were the child being a girl and be...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/j.1759-5436.2009.00056.x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
Queen's College
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Department of International Development
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Himaz, R
Grant:
R8544
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IDS Bulletin More from this journal
Volume:
40
Issue:
4
Pages:
30-38
Publication date:
2009-07-01
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1759-5436
Language:
English
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2014-10-14

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