Validity assessment of a portable anthropometer to measure length in 24-month children from the 2015 Pelotas Birth Cohort

1.World Health Organization (2011) WHO: The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS). Geneva: WHO.

2.WHO/UNICEF (2009) WHO Child Growth Standards and Identification in Infants. WHO Library.

3.De Onis, M, Onyango, AW, Borghi, Eet al. (2006) Comparison of the World Health Organization (WHO) child growth standards and the National Center for Health Statistics/WHO international growth reference: implications for child health programmes. Public Health Nutr 9, 942947.

4.Stevens, GA, Finucane, MM, Paciorek, CJet al. (2012) Trends in mild, moderate, and severe stunting and underweight, and progress towards MDG 1 in 141 developing countries: a systematic analysis of population representative data. Lancet 380, 824834.

5.Rifas-Shiman, SL, Rich-Edwards, JW, Scanlon, KSet al. (2005) Misdiagnosis of overweight and underweight children younger than 2 years of age due to length measurement bias. MedGenMed 7, 56.

6.WHO (2008) Training course on child growth assesment, WHO child growth standards, interpreting growth indicators. World Health Organ 7, 140.

7.Hallal, PC, Bertoldi, AD, Domingues, MRet al. (2018) Cohort profile: the 2015 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort Study. Int J Epidemiol 47, 10481048h.

8.Willett, W (1998) Nutrition Epidemiology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chapter 4; pp. 5073.

9.World Health Organization (2016) Infant and Young Child Feeding. Geneva: WHO.

10.World Health Organization (2006) WHO Child Growth Standards: Length/Height-for-Age, Weight-for-Age, Weight-for-Length, Weight -for-Height and Body Mass Index-for-Age : Methods and Development. Geneva: WHO.

11.Orlandi, S, Bielemann, R, Martinez-Mesa, Jet al. (2013) The precision of human body composition measurements using air-displacement plethysmography and dual X-ray absorptiometry. Int J Body Compos Res 11, 4350.

12.Bosy-Westphal, A, Mast, M, Eichhorn, Cet al. (2003) Validation of air-displacement plethysmography for estimation of body fat mass in healthy elderly subjects. Eur J Nutr 42, 207216.

14.Ministry of Health (2009) National Survey of Demography and Health of Children and Women PNDS 2006: Dimensions of the Reproductive Process and Child Health.

15.Weidauer, L, Wey, H, Slater, Het al. (2014) Estimation of length or height in infants and young children using ulnar and lower leg length with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry validation. Dev Med Child Neurol 56, 9951000.

16.Martins, IS, Marinho, SP, De Oliveira, DCet al. (2007) Poverty, malnutrition and obesity: Interrelationship between nutritional status of individuals from the same family. Cienc e Saude Coletiva 12, 15531565.

17.Orlonski, S, Dellagrana, RA, Rech, CRet al. (2009) Nutritional status and factors associated with height deficit in children attended by a full-time elementary school. J Hum Growth Dev 19, 54.

18.Leal, VS, de Lira, PIC, Oliveira, JSet al. (2012) Overweight in children and adolescents in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil: Prevalence and determinants. Cad Saude Publica 28, 11751182.

19.Huber, J & Traxl, B (2017) Pedagogical differences and similarities between male and female educators, and their impact on boys’ and girls’ behaviour in early childhood education and care institutions in Austria. Res Pap Educ 33, 452471.

20.Smith, AW, Ulmer, FF & Wong, DP (2012) Gender differences in postural stability among children. J Hum Kinet 33, 2532.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *