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Chronic growth faltering amongst a birth cohort of Indian children begins prior to weaning and is highly prevalent at three years of age

Andrea M Rehman1, Beryl P Gladstone2, Valsan P Verghese3, Jayaprakash Muliyil2, Shabbar Jaffar1 and Gagandeep Kang4*

Author Affiliations

1 MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK

2 Department of Community Health, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 632 004, India

3 Department of Child Health, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 632 004, India

4 Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 632 004, India

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Nutrition Journal 2009, 8:44  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-44

Published: 29 September 2009

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Imputation of missing values. Details are provided of covariates used in imputation models and imputed values.

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Sensitivity analyses for stunting at 36 months. Details are provided of estimated odds ratios and confidence intervals for 16 sensitivity analysis models.

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Analysis of growth faltering at six months and sensitivity analyses. Details are provided of estimated odds ratios and confidence intervals for our secondary outcome, growth faltering at six months, and for 8 sensitivity analysis models.

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