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Adult Health and Human Capital: Impact of Birth Weight and Childhood Growth

by Santosh Bhargava SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
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Hbk 316 pages
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Chronicles the five-decade journey of the New Delhi Birth Cohort, founded in an era when the nature and sustainability of such investigation was considered unthinkable.

Foreword by K. Srinath Reddy
Part 1 Background of the Study
1. Genesis
2. Launching of the Study
3. Demography
Part 2 The Cohort
1. Pregnancy
2. Birth and Outcome of Cohort
3. Low Birth Weight
4. Child Survival, Health, and Disease
Part 3 Growth, Cognitive Development, and Nutrition
1. Growth
2. Cognitive Development
3. Nutrition
Part 4 Transition to Adult Phase
1. Assembling the Cohort
2. The Beginning of the Adult Period
3. Re-establishing the New Delhi Birth Cohort
4. Environments, Social and Cultural Changes
Part 5 Childhood Growth, Adult Health
Body Growth, Adult Health, and Disease
Size at Birth, BMI, Body Composition, and Chronic Adult Diseases
Body Growth and Human Capital Development
Parental Influences on Adult Health
Body Growth, Genetic Studies, and Adult Health Outcome
Part 6 Intergenerational and Transgenerational Studies
1. The Intergenerational Change in F1 and F2 Generation
2. The Third Generation
Part 7 Community Expectations and Challenges
1. Attrition or Loss to Follow up
2. Cohort Participation
Part 8 Implications and Impact
1. Public Health and Policies
2. The NDBC Research
3. Childhood Growth, Adult Health, and Human
4. Intergeneration and Trans-generational
5. Challenges to Community Participation
Part 9 Summation