Urban Poverty: Effects on Prenatal Nutrition

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Science  21 Nov 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3908, pp. 1026
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3908.1026


Infanits of poor (as measured by an index) mothers were 15 percent smaller than infanits of nonpoor mothers. Infants from poor families had multiple anatomic evidences of prenatal undernutrition.