Table 3

Mean and standard deviation of z scores for height (height/age - HAZ), weight (weight/age - WAZ) and body mass index (BMI/age - BMIZ) according to gender in preschool children 2-6 years of age

Gender

Male (n = 840)

Female (n = 704)

Total (n = 1544)


HAZ

0.07 (1.039)

0.23 (0.99)

0.14 (1.02)

WAZ

0.28 (1.108)

0.33 (0.977)

0.30 (1.05)

BMIZ

0.41 (1.174)

0.41 (1.006)

0.41 (1.1)


Shoeps et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:43   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-43

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