Stunted child - overweight mother pairs
Abstract"This paper explores the global prevalence of an emerging phenomenon: the coexistence of a stunted child and an overweight mother in the same household. It also tests whether this phenomenon is associated with a country's level of economic development and urbanization. Policy directions for public nutrition are highlighted. Data from 36 Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) were used (23 in Africa, 8 in Latin America, and 5 in Asia). Stunting was defined as height-for-age
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series FCND discussion papers with number 148.
Date of creation: 2003
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health ; Nutritionally induced diseases ; Children Growth ;
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- NEP-ALL-2004-05-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2004-05-09 (Development)
- NEP-HEA-2004-05-09 (Health Economics)
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