Childhood malnutrition and postwar reconstruction in rural El Salvador: a community-based survey.

@article{Brentlinger1999ChildhoodMA,
  title={Childhood malnutrition and postwar reconstruction in rural El Salvador: a community-based survey.},
  author={Paula E. Brentlinger and Miguel A. Hern{\'a}n and Sonia Hern{\'a}ndez-D{\'i}az and Lenore S. Azaroff and M Mccall},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1999},
  volume={281 2},
  pages={184-90}
}
CONTEXT The 1992 peace settlement that ended the civil war in El Salvador included land redistribution and other provisions designed to improve the socioeconomic status of ex-combatants and vulnerable civilians. OBJECTIVE To describe associations between postwar social and economic assistance programs, especially land reform, and current child health status as reflected by nutrition in a population of resettled rural refugees. DESIGN A population-based cross-sectional survey of child… CONTINUE READING