Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey (ICPSR 178)

Principal Investigator(s): Popkin, Barry M., University of North Carolina. Carolina Population Center; Adair, Linda S., University of North Carolina. Carolina Population Center


Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey (CLHNS) is a study of Filipino women who gave birth between May 1, 1983 and April 30, 1984. The CLHNS collects information on infant feeding patterns, particularly the overall sequencing of feeding events (i.e., of both milk and nonmilk items), the various factors affecting feeding decisions at each point in time, and how different feeding patterns affect the infant, mother, and household. The intent is to understand how infant feeding decisions by the household interact with various social, economic, and environmental factors to affect health, nutitional, demographic, and economic outcomes. The Cebu cohort of mothers, infants, and for many surveys their siblings, has been followed for a number of economic, demographic and health related follow-up surveys. The description of these follow-up surveys and access to them is found on the Carolina Population Center Web site.

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    child health, child nutrition, diet, family relationships, health, household composition, households, infant feeding, infants, nutrition

Geographic Coverage:    Global, Philippines

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation.

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