Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

Adolescent Kingston girls' school achievement: nutrition, health and social factors

  • Susan P. Walker (a1), Sally Grantham-McGregor (a1), John H. Himes (a2) and Sonia Williams (a1)
    • Send article to Kindle

      To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

      Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

      Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

      Adolescent Kingston girls' school achievement: nutrition, health and social factors
      Available formats
      ×

      Send article to Dropbox

      To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

      Adolescent Kingston girls' school achievement: nutrition, health and social factors
      Available formats
      ×

      Send article to Google Drive

      To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

      Adolescent Kingston girls' school achievement: nutrition, health and social factors
      Available formats
      ×

Abstract

  • An abstract is not available for this content so a preview has been provided below. To view the full text please use the links above to select your preferred format.

Copyright

References

Hide All
Agarwal, D. K., Upadhyay, S. K., Tripathi, A. M. & Agarwal, K. N. 1987 Nutritional Status, Physical Work Capacity and Mental Function in School Children, Nutrition Foundation of India Scientific Report no. 6 New Delhi: Nutrition Foundation of India.
Brabin, L. & Brabin, B. J. (1992). The cost of successful adolescent growth and development in girls in relation to iron and vitamin A status. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 55, 955958.
Clarke, N. M. A., Grantham-McGregor, S. M. & Powell, C. (1991). Nutrition and health predictors of school failure in Jamaican children. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 26, 111.
Cook, J. D. & Finch, C. A. (1979). Assessing iron status of a population. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 32, 21152119.
Florencio, C. 1988 Nutrition, Health and Other Determinants of Academic Achievement and School-related Behavior of Grades One to Six Pupils, Quezan City, Phillipines: University of the Philippines.
Fuller, B. (1987). What school factors raise achievement in the third world?. Reviews in Education Research 57, 255292.
Hamill, P. V. V., Drizd, T. A., Johnson, C. L., Reed, R. B. & Roche, A. F. 1977 Growth Curves for Children, Birth-18 years, DHEW publication no. 78–1650 Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.
Hamre, A. & Rode, P. 1990 Empty Promises: Childhood Hunger in Hennepin County and the Challenge to Public Policy, Minneapolis: Minnesota Food Education and Resource Center.
Harsha, D. W., Voors, A. W. & Berenson, G. S. (1980). Racial differences in subcutaneous fat patterns in children age 7–15 years. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 53, 333337.
Idjradinata, P. & Pollitt, E. (1993). Reversal of developmental delays in iron-deficient anaemic infants treated with iron. Lancet 341, 14.
International Anemia Consultative Group 1985 Measurements of Iron Status, Washington, DC: The Nutrition Foundation Inc..
Jastak, J. & Bijou, S. 1946 Wide Range Achievement Test, Wilmington. DE: C. L. Story Co..
Johnson, C. L., Fulwood, R., Abraham, S. & Bryner, J. D. 1981 Basic Data on Anthropometric Measurements and Angular Measurements of the Hip and Knee joints for Selected Age Groups 1–74 Years of Age, DHSS Publication no. PH881–1669 Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.
Lohman, T. G., Roche, A. F. & Martorell, R. 1988 Anthropometric Standardization Reference Manual, Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Books.
Moock, P. & Leslie, J. (1986). Childhood malnutrition and schooling in the Terai region of Nepal. Journal of Development Economics 20, 3352.
Must, A., Dallal, G. E. & Dietz, W. H. (1991). Reference data for obesity: 85th and 95th percentiles of body mass index (Wt/ht2) and triceps skinfold thickness. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 53, 839846.
Pollitt, E. 1990 Malnutrition and Infection in the Classroom, Paris: UNESCO.
Popkin, B., Lim-Ybanez, M. (1982). Nutrition and school achievement. Social Science and Medicine 16, 5361.
Powell, C. A., Grantham-McGregor, S. M. (1985). The ecology of nutritional status and development in young children in Kingston, Jamaica. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 41, 13221331.
Schiefelbein, E. & Simmons, J. 1979 The Determinants of School Achievement: A Review of the Research for Developing Countries, Canada: IDRC.
Seshradi, S. & Gopaldas, T. (1989). Impact of iron supplementation on cognitive function in preschool and school aged children: The Indian experience. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 50, 675686.
Soemantri, A. G., Pollitt, E. & Kim, I. (1985). Iron deficiency anemia and educational achievement. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 42, 12211228.
Statistical Institute of Jamaica 1989 Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions, July 1989, Kingston: Statistical Institute of Jamaica.
Wagner, M. E., Schubert, H. J. & Schubert, D. S. (1985). Family size effects: a review. Journal of Genetics and Psychology 146, 6578.
Walker, S. P., Grantham-McGregor, S. M., Himes, J. H., Williams, S. & Bennett, F. 1994 Nutritional and Health Determinants of School Failure and Dropout in Adolescent Girls in Kingston, Jamaica, Nutrition of Adolescent Girls Research Program, Research Report Series no. 1 Washington, DC: International Center for Research on Women.
Widom, C. S. (1989). Does violence beget violence? A critical examination of the literature. Psychological Bulletin 106, 328.

Adolescent Kingston girls' school achievement: nutrition, health and social factors

  • Susan P. Walker (a1), Sally Grantham-McGregor (a1), John H. Himes (a2) and Sonia Williams (a1)

Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed.