The effect of socioeconomic factors on growth was investigated among 2275 children 3 to 6 years old attending nurseries in the Czech Republic.
Measured heights of children were converted into height-for-age z scores.
After adjustment for birthweight, parental height, and other socioeconomic variables, only mother's education was independently and significantly associated with children's height ; adjusted differences in z scores between children of secondary-and university-educated mothers and children of mothers with only primary education were 0.12 and 0.31, respectively.
Mots-clés Pascal : Taille corporelle, Développement staturopondéral, Epidémiologie, Enfant, Age préscolaire, Facteur risque, Statut socioéconomique, République tchèque, Homme, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Body size, Somatic growth, Epidemiology, Child, Preschool age, Risk factor, Socioeconomic status, Czech Republic, Human, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0567700
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.