To evaluate the nutritional status of the infantile population in rural Mexico, compare it with previous data and situate the most affected areas. Material and Methods. The sample consisted of 38 families, from randomly selected communities. Overall malnutrition affects Moderate and severe malnutrition 22 years ago was

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Stunting in Mexico in the last quarter century: analysis of four national surveys. To describe the magnitude, distribution, and trends of undernutrition and overweight from to , and provide recommendations for their erradication. Materials and methods. Despite its significant reduction in the study period, stunting remains as a public health problem, with the highest prevalences in indigenous population, the rural south and the lowest living conditions quintile.

Several policies and programs have demonstrated effectiveness, but implementation challenges persist among the poorest population, particularly in indigenous households. Measures for improving the effectiveness of the nutrition policies and programs, particularly among the indigenous and poorest population, are provided, which include adjusting current programs according to the results of evaluations, and the implementation of policies that address the social determinants of undernutrition.

Key words: stunting; nutrition policy; preschool age; Mexico. El quintil 2 muestra descensos menores al quintil 1 en los periodos y , y mayores entre y En , la brecha entre las prevalencias del noreste 5. Finalmente, se advierte un aumento del coeficiente de Gini entre 0. Maternal and child undernutrition: global and regional exposures and health consequences. Lancet ; The nutrition intervention improved adult human capital and economic productivity.

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Bull World Health Organ ;65 5 Fecha de recibido : 20 de noviembre de Fecha de aceptado : 7 de enero de Autor de correspondencia: Dr. Universidad , col. Los autores declararon no tener conflicto de intereses. Servicios Personalizados Revista.

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