Do childhood growth indicators in developing countries cluster? Implications for intervention strategies.

@article{Fenn2004DoCG,
  title={Do childhood growth indicators in developing countries cluster? Implications for intervention strategies.},
  author={Bridget Fenn and Saul Sutkover Morris and Chris Frost},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={829-34}
}
OBJECTIVE The effectiveness of geographic targeting in nutrition programmes depends largely on the degree to which malnutrition clusters within particular areas. This study investigates the extent to which the childhood nutrition indicators, stunting (height-for-age Z-score <-2) and wasting (weight-for-height Z-score <-2), are spatially clustered; this information is used to determine the implications of spatial clustering for the effectiveness of geographic targeting. DESIGN Analysis of data… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 references

Poverty reduction through geographic

  • JL Baker, ME Grosh
  • 2002

Socioeconomic Differentials in Child Stunting are Consistently Larger in Urban than in Rural Areas

  • P Menon, MT Ruel, SS. Morris
  • FCND Discussion Paper No. 97. Washington, DC…
  • 2000

Empirical Studies of Design Effect Components in the Demographic and Health Surveys 2003 [ online ]

  • IS Yansaneh, JL Eltinge
  • Recommended Sample Design for 1999 Enquete…
  • 1999

Patterns of Human Growth, 2nd ed

  • B. Bogin
  • 1999

Targeting urban malnutrition: a multi-city analysis

  • SS Morris
  • Research Institute,
  • 1999
1 Excerpt

The EPI cluster sampling method . A critical appraisal

  • S Bennett
  • Does Geographic Targeting of Nutrition…
  • 1999

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…