Maternal height and child growth patterns

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Addo, O. Yaw; Stein, Aryeh D.; Fall, Caroline H.; Gigante, Denise P.; Guntupalli, Aravinda M.; Horta, Bernardo L.; Kuzawa, Christopher W.; Lee, Nanette; Norris, Shane A.; Prabhakaran, Poornima; Richter, Linda M.; Sachdev, Harshpal S.; Martorell, Reynaldo; COHORTS, Group;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: The Journal of Pediatrics,volume 163,issue 2,pages549-5,540 (issn: 0022-3476, eissn: 1097-6833)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.02.002, pmc: PMC3711792
  • Subject: Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health | Original Article | HAZ, Height-for-age z-scores | LMICs, Low- and middle-income countries | MI, Multiple imputations | COHORTS, Consortium on Health Orientated Research in Transitional Societies | SES, Socioeconomic status | MC, Mid-childhood | PR, Prevalence ratio

OBJECTIVE:\ud To examine associations between maternal height and child growth during 4 developmental periods: intrauterine, birth to age 2 years, age 2 years to mid-childhood (MC), and MC to adulthood.\ud \ud STUDY DESIGN:\ud Pooled analysis of maternal height and offs... View more
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