Seyyed-Mohammad-Taghi Ayatollahi

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OBJECTIVE The paper presents a new trend of weight-for-height index of 2397 school children (1268 boys and 1129 girls) aged 6.5-11.5 years by sex in a representative sample from primary schools of Shiraz (Southern Iran) at an interval of 15 years (1988-2003) and its relation to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data (2000). METHODS The(More)
PURPOSE This study investigated the agreement of four anthropometric-based measurements including weight-for-height (WH), body mass index-for-age (BMI), mid-upper arm circumference-for-age (MUAC) and triceps skinfold thickness-for-age (TST) to identify underweight and overweight children and adolescents. METHODS Two data sets were used in this research.(More)
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