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Environmental predictors of stunting among children under-five in Somalia: cross-sectional studies from 2007 to 2010

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Stunting among children under five years old is associated with long-term effects on cognitive development, school achievement, economic productivity in adulthood and maternal reproductive outcomes. Accurate estimation of stunting and tools to forecast risk are key to planning interventions. We estimated the prevalence and distribution of stunting among children under five years in Somalia from 2007 to 2010 and explored the role of environmental covariates in its forec...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12889-016-3320-6

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Nuffield College
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Berkley, J
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Noor, AM
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
16
Pages:
654
Publication date:
2016-07-05
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1471-2458
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pubs:637378
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uri:94498a56-77a1-45bf-b2ec-617050226a22
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94498a56-77a1-45bf-b2ec-617050226a22
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pubs:637378

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