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Differences in Stunting Prevalences Calculated from Two Similar Growth References May Be Large and Inconsistent in Undernourished Children

Citation

Eckhardt, Cara L. & Adair, Linda S. (2002). Differences in Stunting Prevalences Calculated from Two Similar Growth References May Be Large and Inconsistent in Undernourished Children. Annals of Human Biology, 29(5), 566-78.

Abstract

Background: In 2000, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a set of growth references that address limitations of the internationally recommended 1977 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) references.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014460210140185

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Annals of Human Biology

Author(s)

Eckhardt, Cara L.
Adair, Linda S.

Year Published

2002

Volume Number

29

Issue Number

5

Pages

566-78

Reference ID

1961