Italian cross-sectional growth charts for height, weight and BMI (2 to 20 yr)

@article{Cacciari2006ItalianCG,
  title={Italian cross-sectional growth charts for height, weight and BMI (2 to 20 yr)},
  author={Emanuele Cacciari and S Milani and Antonio Balsamo and Emanuele La Spada and Gianni Bona and Luciano Cavallo and F. Cerutti and Luigi Gargantini and N. A. Greggio and G Tonini and Alessandro Cicognani},
  journal={Journal of Endocrinological Investigation},
  year={2006},
  volume={29},
  pages={581-593}
}
The aim of this study is to extend to pre-school ages the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (SIEDP)-2002 growth charts for height, weight and body mass index (BMI), to obtain charts (SIEDP-2006) that apply to the Italian population from 2 to 20 yr of age, taken as a whole, or separately in two geographical areas (Central-North Italy and South Italy). The charts are based on a sample of about 70,000 subjects attending infant, primary and secondary schools, between 1994 and… 
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