Polish 2012 growth references for preschool children

  title={Polish 2012 growth references for preschool children},
  author={Zbigniew Kułaga and A Grajda and Beata Gurzkowska and Magdalena G{\'o}źdź and Małgorzata Wojtyło and Anna Świąder and Agnieszka R{\'o}żdżyńska-Świątkowska and Mieczysław Litwin},
  booktitle={European Journal of Pediatrics},
Growth references are useful in monitoring a child's growth, which is an essential part of child care. The aim of this paper is to provide updated growth references for Polish preschool children and to assess how well children in Poland match or diverge from the World Health Organization (WHO) growth standards/references and recent German height-for-age references. The height-, weight-, body mass index-for-age, and weight-for-height references were constructed with the LMS method using data… CONTINUE READING
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