Growth charts of heights and weights of male children and adolescents of Isfahan, Iran.

@article{Aminorroaya2003GrowthCO,
  title={Growth charts of heights and weights of male children and adolescents of Isfahan, Iran.},
  author={Ashraf Aminorroaya and Masoud Amini and Habib Naghdi and Akbar Hasan Zadeh},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          341-6
        }
}
Measurements of height and weight are important data source relating to growth and development, puberty, and nutritional status of children and adolescents. In clinical setting, the charts of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), USA, are used in Iran. A survey identified significant differences in weight- and height-for-age across provinces, between urban and rural children. Although the percentiles derived from data of the national health survey, in 1990-1992, were substantially… 

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