A comparison of the socio-economic determinants of growth retardation in South African and Filipino infants

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  • Paula L Griffiths
  • Linda S Adair
  • Shane A Norris
  • Linda M Richter
  • Noël Cameron

Colleges, School and Institutes


To examine the association between household socio-economic status (SES) at birth and poor infant growth such as small for gestational age (SGA) and stunting across two different socio-cultural settings: South Africa and the Philippines.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1220-8
Number of pages9
JournalPublic Health Nutrition
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008


  • Cohort Studies, Educational Status, Female, Growth Disorders, Humans, Hygiene, Infant, Infant Food, Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena, Infant, Newborn, Infant, Small for Gestational Age, Logistic Models, Male, Philippines, Social Class, Socioeconomic Factors, South Africa, Television, Weaning