Can J Public Health. 2014 Jul-Aug;105(4):e233-8
- Publication Type
children. Prevalence of short
stature was 18.7%. Food-insecure children were an average of 2 cm shorter (95% CI: -0.48, -3.17)
than food-secure children (p<0.01).
CONCLUSION: In this population, food-insecure children have greater burdens of nutritional
deficiencies and slower linear growth