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Ethnoracial child health inequalities in Latin America: Multilevel evidence from Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, and Peru

Authors
  • Mena-Meléndez, Lucrecia
Type
Published Article
Journal
SSM - Population Health
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 03, 2020
Volume
12
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100673
PMID: 33088893
PMCID: PMC7567948
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
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Abstract

• Multilevel logit models for under-5 mortality, stunting, wasting, and anemia. • Tetrachoric factor analysis to construct socioeconomic and healthcare indices. • Indigenous and/or afro-descendent have higher morbidity risk in Latin America. • Ethnicity and/or race significantly associated with stunting and wasting. • Paternal education, individual, and reproductive characteristics significant.

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