Association of maternal stature with offspring mortality, underweight, and stunting in low- to middle-income countries.

@article{Ozaltin2010AssociationOM,
  title={Association of maternal stature with offspring mortality, underweight, and stunting in low- to middle-income countries.},
  author={Emre Ozaltin and Kenneth Hill and S. V. Subramanian},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2010},
  volume={303 15},
  pages={1507-16}
}
CONTEXT Although maternal stature has been associated with offspring mortality and health, the extent to which this association is universal across developing countries is unclear. OBJECTIVE To examine the association between maternal stature and offspring mortality, underweight, stunting, and wasting in infancy and early childhood in 54 low- to middle-income countries. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Analysis of 109 Demographic and Health Surveys in 54 countries conducted between 1991… CONTINUE READING

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