Presentation of Data

  • Miguel A. Guzmán
  • Charles Yarbrough
  • Reynaldo Martorell
Part of the Human Nutrition book series (HUNU, volume 2)


Growth is the result of interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Though the matter is still debatable, evidence to date indicates that most of the differences in growth (i.e., height, weight) between children from developed and developing nations, result from differences related to the environment and not to racial origins (Guzman, 1968; Habicht et al., 1974). Consequently, growth reflects the adequacy of dietary, principally proteins and calories, and health conditions; or more generally, it reflects nutritional status.


Nutritional Status Control Chart Anthropometric Characteristic Guatemala City Racial Origin 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel A. Guzmán
    • 1
  • Charles Yarbrough
    • 2
  • Reynaldo Martorell
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Nutrition for Central America and PanamaGuatemala CityGuatemala
  2. 2.Computers for Marketing CorporationKenwoodUSA
  3. 3.Food Research InstituteStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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