Z Score and CIAF – A comprehensive measure of magnitude of undernutrition in a rural school going population of Kashmir, India

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Fazili Anjum; Pandit M I; Mir A A; Bhat I A;
  • Publisher: Makhdoomi Printers
  • Journal: Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health (issn: 2277-9604)
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  • Subject: Z-Score | stunting | wasting | underweight | anthropometric failure | CIAF | undernutrition | Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) | Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) | Medicine | R

WHO has recently recommended the use of Z-Score or SD system to grade undernutrition as this system allows us to measure all the three indices i.e. weight for age, height for age, weight for height. 438 school children in the age group of 5-9 years were clinically and a... View more
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