Causes for the decline in child under-nutrition in Brazil, 1996-2007.

@article{Monteiro2009CausesFT,
  title={Causes for the decline in child under-nutrition in Brazil, 1996-2007.},
  author={Carlos Augusto Monteiro and Maria Helena D'Aquino Ben{\'i}cio and Silvia Cristina Konno and Ana Carolina Feldenheimer da Silva and Ana Lucia Lovadino de Lima and Wolney Lisb{\^o}a Conde},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={35-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the evolution of prevalence of under-nutrition among Brazilian underfives between 1996 and 2007, and to identify major factors responsible for this evolution. METHODS Data analyzed are from two Demographic Health Surveys carried out in Brazil in 1996 and 2006/7 based on probabilistic samples of roughly 4 thousand children under five years of age. Identification of factors responsible for temporal variation in prevalence of under-nutrition (height-for-age below -2 Z… CONTINUE READING

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