Frances C. Johnson

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As shown in a review of 28 studies, anthropometric measurements of preschool-aged children are consistently related to the risk of subsequent mortality in community-based studies from Asia and Africa (Pelletier 1994). Although the results are consistent at this general level, a number of important questions remain concerning the relationship. The purpose of(More)
This study tests the hypotheses that the participation in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and Food Stamp programs has a positive impact on children's nutritional status, after controlling for other potentially important household- and individual-level characteristics. The analysis is based on the responses of a health facility survey of(More)