[WHO child growth standards for children 0-5 years. Percentile charts of length/height, weight, body mass index and head circumference].

The aim of this paper was to present the growth standards for children aged 0-5 years - which is a new tool for the assessment of health, growth and nutritional status recommended by WHO for use all over the world. These standards were elaborated in 2006 on the basis of the results of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (a longitudinal and cross… (More)