The cross-sectional head circumference growth curves for Japanese from birth to 18 years of age: the 1990 and 1992-1994 national survey data.

@article{Anzo2002TheCH,
  title={The cross-sectional head circumference growth curves for Japanese from birth to 18 years of age: the 1990 and 1992-1994 national survey data.},
  author={Makoto Anzo and Takao Takahashi and Seiji Sato and Nobutake Matsuo},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={373-88}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to construct the cross-sectional head circumference growth curves, intended for clinical use, for the Japanese from birth to 18 years of age. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Two sets of the national survey data on head circumference and height were utilized for the study: (1) The 1990 data collected by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare on children below 7 years of age (n = 16 621, 8511 males, 8110 females). (2) The 1992-1994 data collected by the Research… CONTINUE READING