Maternal and familial correlates of anthropometric typologies in the nutrition transition of Colombia, 2000–2010

Diana C. Parra, Luis F. Gomez, Lora Iannotti, Debra Haire-Joshu, Anne K. Sebert Kuhlmann, Ross C. Brownson

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Objective
We aimed to assess the maternal and family determinants of four anthropometric typologies at the household level in Colombia for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010.

Design
We classified children 2) to assess stunting and overweight/obesity, respectively; mothers were categorized according to BMI to assess underweight (
Setting
National and sub-regional (urban and rural) representative samples from Colombia, South America.

Subjects
Drawing on data from three waves of Colombia’s Demographic and Health Survey/Encuesta Nacional de Salud (DHS/ENDS), we examined individual and household information from mothers (18–49 years) and their children (birth–5 years).

Results
Higher parity was associated with an increased likelihood of overweight and dual burden. Higher levels of maternal education were correlated with lower prevalence of overweight, underweight and dual burden of malnutrition in all data collection waves. In 2010, participation in nutrition programmes for children
Conclusions
Results suggest that maternal and family correlates of certain anthropometric typologies at the household level may be used to better frame policies aimed at improving social conditions and nutrition outcomes.
Idioma originalInglés estadounidense
Páginas (desde-hasta)2584-2594
Número de páginas11
PublicaciónPublic Health Nutrition
Volumen21
N.º14
DOI
EstadoPublicada - oct. 1 2018
Publicado de forma externa

Áreas temáticas de ASJC Scopus

  • Medicina (miscelánea)
  • Nutrición y dietética
  • Salud pública, medioambiental y laboral

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