Comparison of arm circumference against standard anthropometric indices using data from a high density town near Harare, Zimbabwe.

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In a limited controlled sample, the performance of the middle upper arm circumference (MUAC) was compared to those of standard indices (weight for age, height for age and weight for height), using 90 children aged one to four years living in a high density town near Harare, Zimbabwe. Using a cut off point of 15,5 cm, the MUAC performed best in relation to… (More)

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@article{Siziya1994ComparisonOA, title={Comparison of arm circumference against standard anthropometric indices using data from a high density town near Harare, Zimbabwe.}, author={Seter Siziya and R B Matchaba-Hove}, journal={The Central African journal of medicine}, year={1994}, volume={40 9}, pages={250-4} }