The height-, weight-, and BMI-for-age of Polish school-aged children and adolescents relative to international and local growth references

@inproceedings{Kulaga2010TheHW,
  title={The height-, weight-, and BMI-for-age of Polish school-aged children and adolescents relative to international and local growth references},
  author={Zbigniew Kulaga and Mieczysław Litwin and Marcin Tkaczyk and Agnieszka R{\'o}żdżyńska and Katarzyna Barwicka and A Grajda and Anna Świąder and Beata Gurzkowska and Ewelina Napieralska and Huiqi Pan},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The growth of children is an indicator of health and society's wellbeing. Growth references are useful in monitoring a child's growth, which is a very important part of child care. Poland's growth references are not updated regularly. Although several growth reference ranges have been developed in Poland over recent years, sampling was restricted to urban populations of major cities. The aim of this study was to assess how well Polish children match with, or diverge from, regional… CONTINUE READING