Sex differences in the effect of birth order and parents' educational status on stunting: a study on Bengalee preschool children from eastern India.

@article{Biswas2010SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in the effect of birth order and parents' educational status on stunting: a study on Bengalee preschool children from eastern India.},
  author={Sadaruddin Biswas and K. J. Bose},
  journal={Homo : internationale Zeitschrift fur die vergleichende Forschung am Menschen},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={271-6}
}
One of the greatest problems facing developing countries, including rural India, is undernutrition in terms of stunting among under 5-year-old children. However, there exists scanty information on the prevalence of stunting among preschool children in India and in particular in West Bengal. This study investigated prevalence of stunting and identified the predictor(s) of stunting among 1-5-year-old Bengalee rural preschool children of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) centres. This… CONTINUE READING