Prevalence and incidence of child stunting from birth to two years of life in Thai children: based on the Prospective Cohort Study of Thai Children (PCTC).

@article{Mongkolchati2010PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and incidence of child stunting from birth to two years of life in Thai children: based on the Prospective Cohort Study of Thai Children (PCTC).},
  author={Aroonsri Mongkolchati and Bandit Thinkhamrop and Ladda Mo-Suwan and Uraiporn Chittchang and Chanpen Choprapawon},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2010},
  volume={93 12},
  pages={1368-78}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the percentages of prevalence and incidence in child stunting at birth, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months of age and to investigate the association between factors and child stunting outcome MATERIAL AND METHOD The Prospective Cohort Study of Thai Children (PCTC) was carried out during 2000-2002, data from five districts were examined, and anthropometric measurements were performed by the physician and research assistants. WHO's growth reference standard year 2005 was used… CONTINUE READING

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