Crosssectional growth curves for height, weight and body mass index for affluent Indian children, 2007.

@article{Khadilkar2009CrosssectionalGC,
  title={Crosssectional growth curves for height, weight and body mass index for affluent Indian children, 2007.},
  author={Vaman V. Khadilkar and Anuradha Vaman Khadilkar and Tim J. Cole and M. G. Sayyad},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={
          477-89
        }
}
BACKGROUND The assessment of growth is crucial in child care and reference data are central to growth monitoring. As the pattern of growth of a population changes with time it is recommended that references be updated regularly. OBJECTIVE To produce contemporary growth curves for Indian children from 5-18 years for height, weight and BMI. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Multicentric, School based. PARTICIPANTS 19834 children were measured from 10 affluent schools from five major… CONTINUE READING

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