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Social inequality and children's growth in Guatemala

Pebley, Anne R; Goldman, Noreen


This paper is an investigation of the effects of social inequality in Guatemala on children’s health and nutritional status as measured by attained height. Guatemala remains a highly stratified and poor society. We examine the association of land distribution, land tenure, occupation, and other aspects of family social and economic status with children’s height between the ages of three months and 36 months, using data from a cross-sectional survey. An important consequence of the poverty and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Journal article


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