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ERIC Number: EJ654912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1058-5095
Maya-American Children: A Biocultural View.
Bogin, Barry
Migration World Magazine, v30 n3 p29-30 2002
Discusses social, economic, and political conditions that influence the growth and health of children of Guatemalan Maya immigrants to the United States. As of 2000, Maya-American children age 6-12 years were, on average, 11 centimeters taller, and also heavier, than their Guatemalan peers. The heaviness is probably due to sedentary lifestyles. Notes factors leading to and risks related to overweight. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Guatemala