Mid-thigh circumference - role in assessing the nutritional status of children between 6 years and 12 years of age

K. K. Diwakar

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Summary: Children between 6 and 12 years form a group at risk for nutritional lag. It has been seen that their growth and nutritional status can be satisfactorily assessed by measuring the mid-thigh circumference, using a fibreglass measuring tape.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)86-88
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Tropical Pediatrics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-1995
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Biotechnology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Immunology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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