Austrian height and body proportion references for children aged 4 to under 19 years.

@article{Gleiss2013AustrianHA,
  title={Austrian height and body proportion references for children aged 4 to under 19 years.},
  author={Andreas Gleiss and Michael Lassi and Peter Bl{\"u}mel and Martin Helmuth Borkenstein and Klaus Kapelari and Michael Mayer and Michael Schemper and Gabriele Haeusler},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={324-32}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated differences between national and the WHO reference curves in children older than 5 years. Moreover, reference curves for body proportions (sitting height, subischial leg length and their ratio) based on state-of-the-art statistics are not available. AIM To develop reference curves for height and body proportions for use in Austria and compare the curves with WHO reference curves. To estimate and statistically investigate extreme percentiles… CONTINUE READING