Table 4

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

Age

2 years (n = 141)

3 years (n = 313)

4 years (n = 354)

5 years (n = 453)

6 years (n = 278)


HAZ

-0.154 (0.909)

0.072 (1.058)

0.081 (1.028)

0.165 (0.973)

0.183 (1.068)

WAZ

0.006 (1.052)

0.071 (1.111)

0.164 (1.004)

0.261 (1.031)

0.355 (1.042)

BMIZ

0.111 (1.189)

0.218 (1.245)

0.276 (1.06)

0.365 (1.014)

0.454 (1.032)


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

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