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Is the dual burden of over- and under-nutrition a concern for poor households in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam?

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Rapid economic development and increasing urbanisation have led to a dramatic rise in overweight among adults in many low-income countries. Paradoxically, overweight often coexists with persisting under-nutrition among members of the same household. The aim of this study was to assess whether child under-nutrition combined with maternal over-nutrition is a health concern among a sample of pro-poor households, and whether urban residence is associated with the phenomenon. The occurrence of ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs More from this funder
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Young Lives
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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English
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2014-02-03

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