Body mass index and waist circumference are good indicators for classifying children's nutritional status.

Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between anthropometric indicators - body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) - and the sum of skinfold thicknesses in 7-10-year-old children attending a public school in São Paulo (SP). Height, weight, WC and triceps, biceps, subscapular and suprailiac skinfolds were… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/1413-81232015214.138712015

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