Growth charts for Saudi children and adolescents.

  title={Growth charts for Saudi children and adolescents.},
  author={Mohammad I. El-Mouzan and Abdullah S. Al-Herbish and Abdullah A. Al-Salloum and Mansour M. Qurachi and Ahmad A Al-Omar},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={28 10},
OBJECTIVE To establish reference growth charts for Saudi children and adolescents. METHODS Multi-stage probability sampling of a cross-section of Saudi children and adolescents residing in all 13 regions of the Kingdom. Family interviews, and physical examinations of children and adolescents from birth to 19 years of age were conducted over a 2-year period (2004-2005). Only healthy children and adolescents were included for the measurement of length/stature, weight, and head circumference… CONTINUE READING