Socio-economic status and z-score standardized height-for-age of U.S.-born children (ages 2-6)
AbstractThis study explores socio-economic gradients in height (stature-for-age) among a nationally representative sample of 2-6 year old children in the United States. We use NHANES III (1988-1994) Youth data linked with a special Natality Data supplement which contains information from birth certificates among sampled NHANES III Youth who are
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Volume (Year): 9 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
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