Macrosomia is associated with high weight-for-height in children aged 1–3 years in Shanghai, China

@article{Yu2008MacrosomiaIA,
  title={Macrosomia is associated with high weight-for-height in children aged 1–3 years in Shanghai, China},
  author={Zhikuan Yu and Jian Qun Sun and Jere D Haas and Yihang Gu and Zhonghai Li and X Lin},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={55-60}
}
Objective:To investigate the association between macrosomia and high weight-for-length/height in 1–3 years old Chinese infants.Design:A retrospective longitudinal study.Subjects:918 children aged 1–3 years in Shanghai, China.Measurements:Body weight and length/height, illness status and feeding modalities were obtained during follow-up. Macrosomia was defined as birth weight ⩾90th percentile of sex specific birth weight distribution. High weight-for-length/height was defined as a weight-for… CONTINUE READING

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