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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 14, Number 3, September 1992

Table of Contents

Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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Editor: Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw

Assistant Editor: Ms. Edwina B. Murray

Editorial Consultant: Ms. Sarah Jeffries

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Dr. Cutberto Garza, Director and Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., USA

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© The United Nations University, 1993
ISBN 92-808-0806-0
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Background of the INCAP longitudinal study

History of the INCAP longitudinal study on the effects of early nutrition supplementation in child growth and development

Objectives, research design, and implementation of the INCAP longitudinal study

Supplementation effects in early childhood

Patterns and predictors of participation and consumption of supplement in an intervention study in rural Guatemala

Infant and preschool psychological development

Infant mortality rates before, during, and after a nutrition and health intervention in rural Guatemalan villages

Demographic and social change

Social and economic development in four Ladino communities of eastern Guatemala: A comparative description

Demographic and socio-economic changes in families in four Guatemalan villages, 1967-1987

Secular trends in adult and child anthropometry in four Guatemalan villages

The follow-up study

History, design, and objectives of the INCAP follow-up study on the effects of nutrition supplementation in child growth and development

Data collection of the INCAP follow-up study: Organization, coverage, and sample sizes

Overview of long-term nutrition intervention studies in Guatemala, 1968-1989

News and notes

Note for contributors

Note ŕ l'intention des auteurs

Nota para los posibles autores

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