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2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: methods and development.
OBJECTIVES This report provides detailed information on how the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts for the United States were developed, expanding upon the reportExpand
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Physical growth: National Center for Health Statistics percentiles.
Anthropometry is an effective and frequently performed child health and nutrition screening procedure. The value of physical growth data depends on their accuracy and reliability, how they areExpand
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2000 growth charts for the United States: improvements to the 1977 National Center for Health Statistics version.
OBJECTIVE To present a clinical version of the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts and to compare them with the previous version, the 1977 National Center for HealthExpand
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Worldwide Variation in Human Growth
This is a very large compilation of growth data with an extremely wide coverage of population groups, many of which will be completely unknown to all but the professional ethnographer. There is,Expand
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National estimates of the timing of sexual maturation and racial differences among US children.
OBJECTIVE To provide clinically meaningful, normative reference data that describe the timing of sexual maturity indicators among a national sample of US children and to determine the degree ofExpand
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Age at menarche and racial comparisons in US girls.
BACKGROUND Concern regarding change in the onset of sexual maturation of US girls has increased the need for current information on age at menarche from a national sample. Previous reports have beenExpand
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Estimating Stature from Knee Height for Persons 60 to 90 Years of Age
Stature is an important variable in several indices of nutritional status that are applicable to elderly persons. However, stature is difficult or impossible to measure in the nonambulatory elderlyExpand
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Predicting adult stature without using skeletal age: the Khamis-Roche method.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To obtain reliable and accurate predictions of adult stature in white American children who are free of disease without using skeletal age. DESIGN Apply a modification of theExpand
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Predicting overweight and obesity in adulthood from body mass index values in childhood and adolescence.
BACKGROUND The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced the clinical use of the body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) in growth charts for young males and females. OBJECTIVE ThisExpand
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NCHS growth curves for children birth-18 years. United States.
Abstract : In 1974 the National Academy of Sciences' urged that new growth charts for infants and children be prepared using current data for the nutritional assessment of populations of infants andExpand
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