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NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)
NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC) Code and Data Sharing
This repository contains code and data for generating estimates of mean height and mean body-mass index (BMI) of children and adolescents aged 5 to 19 years living in rural and urban areas in 200 countries and territories from 1990 to 2020, as reported in the publication "Diminishing benefits of urban living for children and adolescents’ growth and development" .
model/R code for the Bayesian hierarchical model used to analyse the data to estimate mean height and mean BMI by country, year, age and rural and urban place of residence. See methods section of publication  for details of the statistical methods.
figures/R code to produce figures as appeared in publication .
utils/Essential covariate files; functions for producing figures.
NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Diminishing benefits of urban living for children and adolescents’ growth and development. Nature, 2023.
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2019). World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights (ST/ESA/SER.A/423)
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2018). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision, Online Edition
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