Search for dissertations about: "Height-for-age"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Height-for-age.

  1. 1. Inequality, Globalization and Health

    Author : Therese Nilsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Liberalization; Height-for-age; Life expectancy; Inequality measurement; Multidimensionality; Globalization; Inequality; Health; Household data; Panel data; Zambia;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four independent studies that analyze various aspects of the nexus of inequality, globalization, and health with the aim to build our knowledge so some of the empirical relationships connecting these three concepts. Using data on four welfare attributes in Zambian households, Chapter 2 explores three approaches to evaluate multidimensional inequality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prenatal zinc and vitamin A supplementation : a study on the impact of prenatal micronutrient supplementation in rural Indonesia

    Author : Endy Prawirohartono; Torbjörn Lind; Lennarth Nyström; Anneli Ivarsson; Hans Stenlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; zinc; vitamin A; prenatal supplementation; birth size; growth; morbidity; mortality; Zink; vitamin A; suplementasi prenatal; ukuran lahir; pertumbuhan; morbiditas; mortalitas; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Objectives: To study the effects of prenatal zinc and vitamin A supplementation on birthsize, neonatal morbidity, infant mortality, and growth in children up to two years of age. Subjects and Methods: From September 1995 to December 1999 pregnant women inPurworejo District, Central Java, Indonesia with gestational age ... READ MORE

  3. 3. Stunted growth in children from fetal life to adolescence : Risk factors, consequences and entry points for prevention - Cohort studies in rural Bangladesh

    Author : Pernilla Svefors; Katarina Ekholm Selling; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Torbjörn Lind; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stunting; linear growth; child health; undernutrition; Bangladesh; cost-effectiveness; data mining; puberty; prenatal interventions; global health; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Stunted growth affects one in four children under the age of five years and comes with great costs for the child and society. With an increased understanding of the long-term consequences of chronic undernutrition the reduction of stunted growth has become an important priority on the global health agenda. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early-life metal exposure and child growth and development

    Author : Annachiara Malin Igra; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Cadmium, lead and arsenic are toxic metals, the exposure to which occurs primarily through food and drinking water. While many studies are available about their health effects in adults, studies in children and adolescents are more limited, especially for cadmium. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Malnutrition, Savings and Preferences

    Author : Tharshini Thangavelu; Jesper Stage; Runar Brännlund; Wisdom Akpalu; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and four self-contained papers addressing three different topics in economics, namely preferences, savings and malnutrition. In Paper I, an instrumental variable approach was employed to analyse how malnutrition affects children’s psychosocial abilities. READ MORE