Children's growth and poverty in rural Guatemala

Research conforms that poor child growth outcomes in Guatemala are the result of widespread poverty. The better the parents' education and household income, the less likely children are to suffer from malnutrition. Children also fare better where community infrastructure (such as piped water an...

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Main Author: Gragnolati, Michele
Corporate Author: World Bank Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC (1818 H St., NW, Washington 20433) World Bank, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, Human Development Sector Unit 1999, [1999]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Research conforms that poor child growth outcomes in Guatemala are the result of widespread poverty. The better the parents' education and household income, the less likely children are to suffer from malnutrition. Children also fare better where community infrastructure (such as piped water and garbage disposal) and health care facilities are better
Item Description:"September 1999"--Cover. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-30)
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (49 p) ill 28 cm