Infant and child growth and fatness and fat distribution in Guatemalan adults.

@article{Schroeder1999InfantAC,
  title={Infant and child growth and fatness and fat distribution in Guatemalan adults.},
  author={Dirk G. Schroeder and Reynaldo Martorell and Rafael Flores},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={149 2},
  pages={177-85}
}
To examine whether poor growth in utero or young childhood is associated with adult abdominal fatness in a developing country context, the authors analyzed prospectively collected data on 372 female and 161 male Guatemalans measured as children between 1969 and 1977 and remeasured as adults in 1988-1989 (men and women) and 1991-1994 (women only). Childhood… CONTINUE READING