Socio-economic differentials in child stunting are consistently larger in urban than rural areas

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Menon, Purnima; Ruel, Marie T.; Morris, Saul Sutkover;
(2000)
  • Subject: Malnutrition in children. ,Growth. ,Urban health. ,Rural health. ,

Urban-rural comparisons of childhood undernutrition suggest that urban populations are better-off than rural populations. However, these comparisons could mask the large differentials that exist among socioeconomic groups in urban areas. Data from the Demographic and He... View more
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