Risk factors for wasting and stunting among children in Metro Cebu, Philippines.

@article{Ricci1996RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for wasting and stunting among children in Metro Cebu, Philippines.},
  author={Judith A Ricci and Stan Becker},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={966-75}
}
Risk factors for wasting and stunting were examined in a longitudinal study of 18 544 children younger than 30 mo in Metro Cebu, Philippines. Measures of household demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, maternal characteristics and behavior, and child biological variables were analyzed cross-sectionally in six child age-residence strata by using logistic regression. Our results support biological and epidemiologic evidence that wasting and stunting represent different processes of… CONTINUE READING
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