School meals, school milk and height of primary school children in England and Scotland in the eighties.

@article{Rona1989SchoolMS,
  title={School meals, school milk and height of primary school children in England and Scotland in the eighties.},
  author={Roberto J Rona and Susan Chinn},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1989},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={66-71}
}
In a nutritional surveillance system of primary school children in England and Scotland we assessed the possible effects on height gain of changes in school meals and school milk policies following the 1980 Education Act (No. 2). Mean height and height gain were estimated separately for English and Scottish samples from 1982 to 1984, and for a selective sample of inner city areas with a high proportion of ethnic minorities from 1983 to 1985 in children from 5.00 to 9.99 years. Children… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…