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Special Issue: Adolescent Women's Nutritional Status

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Special Issue: Adolescent Women's Nutritional Status

Published: March 2018

Volume 1416

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Dietary and nondietary determinants of nutritional status among adolescent girls and adult women in India

Madhari S. Radhika, Boddula Swetha, B. Naveen Kumar, N. Bala Krishna, Avula Laxmaiah

Understanding the determinants of adolescent nutrition in Bangladesh

Jef L. Leroy, Marie Ruel, Celeste Sununtnasuk, Akhter Ahmed

Understanding the determinants of hemoglobin and iron status: adolescent–adult women comparisons in SANHANES‐1

Zandile J. Mchiza, Whadi‐ah Parker, Ronel Sewpaul, Nophiwe Job, Lumbwe Chola, Chipo Mutyambizi, Moses Sithole, Andrew Stokes, Demetre Labadarios

The impact of sociodemography, diet, and body size on serum retinol in women 16–35 years of age: SANHANES‐1

Whadi‐ah Parker, Zandile J. Mchiza, Ronel Sewpaul, Nophiwe Job, Lumbwe Chola, Moses Sithole, Demetre Labadarios

Factors associated with nutritional status and dietary practices of Bangladeshi adolescents in early pregnancy

Malay K. Mridha, Susana L. Matias, Charles D. Arnold, Kathryn G. Dewey

In rural Gambia, do adolescents have increased nutritional vulnerability compared with adults?

Simon M. Schoenbuchner, Sophie E. Moore, William Johnson, Mohammed Ngum, Bakary Sonko, Ann Prentice, Andrew M. Prentice, Kate A. Ward

Adolescent mothers’ anthropometrics and grandmothers’ schooling predict infant anthropometrics in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam

Whitney Schott, Elisabetta Aurino, Mary E. Penny, Jere R. Behrman

Birth weight and prepubertal body size predict menarcheal age in India, Peru, and Vietnam

Elisabetta Aurino, Whitney Schott, Mary E. Penny, Jere R. Behrman



Socio‐cultural and economic determinants and consequences of adolescent undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in LLMICs: a systematic narrative review

Dónya S. Madjdian, Fusta Azupogo, Saskia J.M. Osendarp, Hilde Bras, Inge D. Brouwer



Adolescent pregnancy and nutrition: a subgroup analysis from the Mamachiponde study in Malawi

Alyssa Friebert, Meghan Callaghan‐Gillespie, Peggy C. Papathakis, Mark J. Manary