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Physical growth during the first year of life. A longitudinal study in rural and urban areas of Hanoi, Vietnam


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Title: Physical growth during the first year of life. A longitudinal study in rural and urban areas of Hanoi, Vietnam
Authors: Nguyen, Huong T
Eriksson, Bo
Nguyen, Liem T
Nguyen, Chuc TK
Petzold, Max
Bondjers, Göran
Ascher, Henry
Issue Date: 12-Mar-2012
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Organization: Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 440, SE- 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
Citation: BMC Pediatrics. 2012 Mar 12;12(1):26
Abstract: Abstract Background Good infant growth is important for future health. Assessing growth is common in pediatric care all over the world, both at the population and individual level. There are few studies of birth weight and growth studies comparing urban and rural communities in Vietnam. The first aim is to describe and compare the birth weight distributions and physical growth (weight and length) of children during their first year in one rural and one urban area of Hanoi Vietnam. The second aim... more
ISBN: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-12-26
ISSN: 1471-2431
Description: © 2012 Nguyen et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29341
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