Critical Limits of some Anthropometric Measurements and Indices for the Assessment of Nutritional Status

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  • National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Jamai Osmania PO, Hyderabad 500 007
  • National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Jamai Osmania PO, Hyderabad 500 007
  • National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Jamai Osmania PO, Hyderabad 500 007

Abstract

There have been many anthropometric measurements and indices suggested for the assessment of the nutritional status of preschool children. Prominent among them are height, weight, circumferences of arm and calf, weight for height (%), weight/height, arm circumference/head circumference and chest circumference/head circumference. Classifications of malnutrition based on these measurements or indices have been in use.

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1986-04-01

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Visweswara Rao, K., Balakrishna, N., & Adinarayana, K. (1986). Critical Limits of some Anthropometric Measurements and Indices for the Assessment of Nutritional Status. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 23(4), 88–99. Retrieved from https://www.informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/13296

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