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Health, nutrition and social class: the empirical link demonstrated in a large urban centre in Brazil


, : Health, nutrition and social class: the empirical link demonstrated in a large urban centre in Brazil. Revista de Saude Publica 23(5): 422-428

When 784 children less than 5 years old living in the city of Sao Paulo were grouped into 6 social classes, it was found that state of nutrition and health (estimated from height/age) was better for the 2 highest groups than the rest.

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