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Socio-economic status and z-score standardized height-for-age of U.S.-born children (ages 2-6)

By Brian Karl Finch and Audrey N. Beck


This study explores socio-economic gradients in height (stature-for-age) among a nationally representative sample of 2-6 year old children in the United States. We use NHANES III (1988-1994) Youth data linked with a special Natality Data supplement which contains information from birth certificates among sampled NHANES III Youth who areSocio-economic status Child height

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