Special Issue:  Biological Living Standards and Nutritional Health Inequality in Transition to the Developed World

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2020-22).

Guest Editors: José Miguel Martínez-Carrión, Carlos Varea & Ricardo Salvatore

Artículo publicado en la revista International Journal of Environmental Research an Public Health. Desigualdad en el bienestar biológico en Chile durante la era salitrera, c.1880s-1930s.

This Special Issue of IJERPH contains 16 papers on the dynamics of biological living standards and nutritional health in human populations in social and economic transition. The historical experience of the industrialized and urbanized Western world can be useful for today’s poorest populations. Aspects of the evolution of height and body mass at different stages of the life cycle are covered, mainly based on data from children and adolescents from the remote and recent past. Several studies analyze the impact of nutritional crises and the prevalence of malnutrition with height data and other anthropometric variables. The social height gap and the rural-urban and intra-urban differences are analyzed. Dynamics by region, social class, and socioeconomic circumstance are also explored. The investigations cover interdisciplinary problems, from anthropology, public health, history, economics and sociology.

Se puede acceder libremente a todos los artículos en línea. Adjuntamos la relación de los 16 papers publicados y sus enlaces por si desean consultar:

Sunguya, B.F.; Zhu, S.; Paulo, L.S.; Ntoga, B.; Abdallah, F.; Assey, V.; Mpembeni, R.; Huang, J. Regional Disparities in the Decline of Anemia and Remaining Challenges among Children in Tanzania: Analyses of the Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey 2004–2015. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(10), 3492;
Views: 1198, Downloads: 1393, Citations: 4, Altmetrics: 0

Llorca-Jaña, M.; Rivas, J.; Clarke, D.; Traverso, D.B. Height of Male Prisoners in Santiago de Chile during the Nitrate Era: The Penalty of being Unskilled, Illiterate, Illegitimate and Mapuche. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(17), 6261;
Views: 1317, Downloads: 1570, Citations: 3, Altmetrics: 1

Salvatore, R.D. Stunting Rates in a Food-Rich Country: The Argentine Pampas from the 1850s to the 1950s. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(21), 7806;
Views: 1004, Downloads: 1121, Citations: 5, Altmetrics: 0

Linares-Luján, A.M.; Parejo-Moruno, F.M. Rural Height Penalty or Socioeconomic Penalization? The Nutritional Inequality in Backward Spain. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(9), 4483;
Views: 909, Downloads: 563, Citations: 2, Altmetrics: 0

Marco-Gracia, F.J.; López-Antón, M. Rethinking the Fertility Transition in Rural Aragón (Spain) Using Height Data. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(16), 8338;
Views: 715, Downloads: 447, Citations: 1, Altmetrics: 1

Meisel-Roca, A.; Granger, A. The Height of Children and Adolescents in Colombia. A Review of More than Sixty Years of Anthropometric Studies, 1957–2020. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(16), 8868;
Views: 830, Downloads: 851, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 0

Núñez, J.; Pérez, G. The Escape from Malnutrition of Chilean Boys and Girls: Height-for-Age Z Scores in Late XIX and XX Centuries. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(19), 10436;
Views: 791, Downloads: 497, Citations: 2, Altmetrics: 0

Medina-Albaladejo, F.J.; Calatayud, S. Children’s Diet during the Early Stages of the Nutritional Transition. The Foundlings in the Hospital of Valencia (Spain), 1852–1931. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(22), 11999;
Views: 802, Downloads: 337, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 3

Fatjó Gómez, P.; Pradas, F.M.; Nicolau Nos, R. The Nutritional Condition of the Spanish Soldier: &ldquo;<i>Spain. Nutrition Survey of the Armed Forces, a Report by the Interdepartmental Committee on Nutrition for National Defence 1958. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(23), 12623;
Views: 597, Downloads: 332, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 1

Candela-Martínez, B.; Martínez-Carrión, J.M.; Román-Cervantes, C. Biological Well-Being and Inequality in Canary Islands: Lanzarote (Cohorts 1886-1982). Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(23), 12843;
Views: 550, Downloads: 470, Citations: 1, Altmetrics: 1

Sánchez-García, E.; Martinez-Carrión, J.-M.; Terán, J.M.; Varea, C. Biological Well-Being during the &ldquo;Economic Miracle&rdquo; in Spain: Height, Weight and Body Mass Index of Conscripts in the City of Madrid, 1955-1974. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(24), 12885;
Views: 741, Downloads: 585, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 0

Llorca-Jaña, M.; Barría Traverso, D.; Vásquez, D.B.; Rivas, J. Malnutrition Rates in Chile from the Nitrate Era to the 1990s. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(24), 13112;
Views: 619, Downloads: 552, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 0

Senney, G.T.; Steckel, R.H. Developmental Origins of Cardiovascular Disease: Understanding High Mortality Rates in the American South. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(24), 13192;
Views: 693, Downloads: 507, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 0

Ramon-Muñoz, R.; Ramon-Muñoz, J.-M.; Candela-Martínez, B. Sibship Size, Height and Cohort Selection: A Methodological Approach. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(24), 13369;
Views: 597, Downloads: 669, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 4

Martinez, J.I.; Figueroa, M.I.; Martínez-Carrión, J.M.; Alfaro-Gomez, E.L.; Dipierri, J.E. Birth Size and Maternal, Social, and Environmental Factors in the Province of Jujuy, Argentina. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19(2), 621;
Views: 367, Downloads: 300, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 0

Garcia-Montero, H. Height, Nutritional and Economic Inequality in Central Spain, 1837-1936. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19(6), 3397;
Views: 419, Downloads: 265, Citations: 0, Altmetrics: 0