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Regional patterns of birthweights in Papua New Guinea in relation to diet, environment and socio-economic factors

Hide, Robin; Muller, I; Betuela, I


Regional differences in mean birthweight in rural Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the importance of differences in family diet and maternal education and socio-economic status on such patterns were explored using birthweight data collected by the 1982/83 PNG National Nutrition Survey. A total of 6137 birthweight measurements from 85 PNG districts were available, representing 22% of all children included in the survey. The nature of possible selection biases are assessed and their implications...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of Human Biology
DOI: 10.1080/03014460110061003


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