Deprivation, low birth weight, and children's height : a comparison between rural and urban areas.
To compare proportions of low birth-weight babies and mean heights of schoolchildren between rural and urban areas at different levels of social deprivation.
Design-Cross sectional population based study classifying cases by Townsend material deprivation index of enumeration district of residence and by rural areas, small towns; and large towns.
Setting-Northumberland Health District
Subjects-18930 singleton infants delivered alive during January 1985 to September 1990 and resident in Northumberland in October 1990; 9055 children aged 5 to 81/2 years attending Northumberland schools in the winter of 1989-90.
Mots-clés Pascal : Enfant, Homme, Régime alimentaire, Privation, Poids naissance faible, Zone rurale, Zone urbaine, Taille
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Child, Human, Diet, Deprivation, Low birth weight, Rural area, Urban area, Size
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0118402
Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 199406.