By Alex F. Roche, Shumei S. Sun
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National estimates were obtained after applying sampling weights to the data for each child. Birth weight data for the total national population, data from repeated surveys in two states for weight and length and data from the Fels Longitudinal Study for head circumference supplemented these data at birth. Data were excluded for infants with birth weights <1500 g and for weight and BMI in children aged more than 6 years who were measured after 1988. These latter exclusions were made because of positive secular trends that were considered undesirable from a public health viewpoint.
In the development of these charts, data from children of nonDutch parents were excluded unless one parent was Dutch and the other was West European. 8. Growth charts of head circumference, length, and weight-for-length from birth to 36 months for females from the national data recorded in the Czech Republic. , 2000a). 13). The weight-forstature charts assume the relationship of weight to stature is independent of age, which is not the case after pubescence begins. The charts for children aged 1 to 21 years include percentiles for the timing of secondary sexual characteristics.
2000, 2002). 29. , 2000, 2002). 30. , 2000, 2002). 45 46 Measurement and assessment and are available at US Department of Health and Human Services (2003). The revised charts were derived, almost entirely, from national probability samples measured from 1963 to 1994 that included 64 410 subjects aged 2 months to 20 years. National estimates were obtained after applying sampling weights to the data for each child. Birth weight data for the total national population, data from repeated surveys in two states for weight and length and data from the Fels Longitudinal Study for head circumference supplemented these data at birth.
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