Socioeconomic inequalities in child malnutrition in the developing world

Despite the development community's shift in emphasis toward the poor, malnutrition, like other dimensions of poor health, is concentrated among the worst off. Yet targets are still defined in terms of population averages. Consider, then, this information about malnutrition rates among differen...

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Main Author: Wagstaff, Adam
Corporate Authors: World Bank Development Research Group, World Bank Human Development Network
Other Authors: Watanabe, Naoko
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC World Bank, Development Research Group, Poverty and Human Resources, and, Human Development Network, Health, Nutrition, and Population Team 2000, [2000]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Despite the development community's shift in emphasis toward the poor, malnutrition, like other dimensions of poor health, is concentrated among the worst off. Yet targets are still defined in terms of population averages. Consider, then, this information about malnutrition rates among different economic groups in 20 developing countries
Item Description:"September 2000"--Cover. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-18). - Title from title screen as viewed on Oct. 10, 2002
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