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Impact of Early and Concurrent Stunting on Cognition

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Undernutrition is associated with poor cognitive development, late entry into school, decreased years of schooling, reduced productivity, and smaller adult stature. We use longitudinal data from 1674 Peruvian children participating in the Young Lives study to assess the relative impact of early stunting (stunted at 6-18 months of age) and concurrent stunting (stunted at 4.5-6 years of age) on cognitive ability. Anthropometric data were longitudinally collected for children at 6-18 months o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/j.1740-8709.2010.00255.x

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Institution:
Brigham Young University
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Young Lives
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Boston University
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Young Lives
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University of Utah
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Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Utah
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Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Utah
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Young Lives
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Christina A. Porucznik
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc Publisher's website
Journal:
Maternal and Child Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
397-409
Publication date:
2011
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1740-8709
ISSN:
1740-8695
URN:
uuid:a851ba05-dcc7-4764-8637-8d74c1ebcbf1
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ora:9073

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