Preschool stunting, adolescent migration, catch-up growth, and adult height in young senegalese men and women of rural origin.

@article{Coly2006PreschoolSA,
  title={Preschool stunting, adolescent migration, catch-up growth, and adult height in young senegalese men and women of rural origin.},
  author={Aminata Ndiaye Coly and Jacqueline Milet and Aldiouma Diallo and Tof{\`e}ne Ndiaye and Eric B{\'e}n{\'e}fice and François Simondon and Salimata Wade and Kirsten Bork Simondon},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={136 9},
  pages={2412-20}
}
Available data on the long-term consequences of preschool stunting are scarce and conflicting. The objective of this study was to assess the amount of catch-up growth from preschool stunting and the effect of migration (change in environment) during adolescence. A cohort study from preschool age (1-5 y) to adulthood (18-23 y) was conducted among 2874 subjects born in a rural area of Senegal. The subjects were divided into 3 groups of preschool stunting: none, mild, and marked, with height-for… CONTINUE READING

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