Anthropometric assessment of energy-protein malnutrition and subsequent risk of mortality among preschool aged children.

@article{Chen1980AnthropometricAO,
  title={Anthropometric assessment of energy-protein malnutrition and subsequent risk of mortality among preschool aged children.},
  author={LincolnC. Chen and Ashish Kumar Chowdhury and Sandra L. Huffman},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1980},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={
          1836-45
        }
}
This paper examines the usefulness of various anthropometric classification systems of nutritional status in prognosticating the subsequent risk of mortality among 2019 children aged 13 to 23 months residing in a rural area of Bangladesh. The indices investigated included: weight-for-age; weight-for-height; height-for-age; arm circumference-for-age; arm circumference-for-height; weight quotient; and height quotient. Cross-sectional anthropometry was conducted during October 1975 to January 1976… CONTINUE READING
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