The who Multicentre Growth Reference Study: Planning, Study Design, and Methodology

@article{deOns2004TheWM,
  title={The who Multicentre Growth Reference Study: Planning, Study Design, and Methodology},
  author={Mercedes de On{\'i}s and Cutberto Garza and Cesar Gomes Victora and Adelheid W. Onyango and Edward A. Frongillo and Jos{\'e} Carlos Martines},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Bulletin},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={S15 - S26}
}
The World Health Organization (WHO) Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS) is a community-based, multicountry project to develop new growth references for infants and young children. The design combines a longitudinal study from birth to 24 months with a cross-sectional study of children aged 18 to 71 months. The pooled sample from the six participating countries (Brazil, Ghana, India, Norway, Oman, and the United States) consists of about 8,500 children. The study subpopulations had… 

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