Body mass index percentiles for Turkish children aged 0-84 months


KONDOLOT M. , BALCI E. , ÖZTÜRK A. , MAZICIOĞLU M. M. , HATİPOĞLU N. , Kurtoglu S. , ...More

ANNALS OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, vol.38, no.6, pp.676-680, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/03014460.2011.605800
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF HUMAN BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.676-680
  • Keywords: Body Mass Index, early childhood, overweight, obesity, Turkey, REFERENCE VALUES, CHILDHOOD, OVERWEIGHT, OBESITY, WEIGHT, HEIGHT, CURVES, GROWTH, INDICATOR

Abstract

Background: Reference body mass index (BMI) percentiles are needed to follow secular changes in Turkish children aged 0-84 months. Obesity prevalence in this age group is also not well documented.