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Chilhood Percentiles curves

María Dolores Marrodán Serrano, Marisa González-Montero de Espinosa, Ángel Herráez, Emma Laura Alfaro, Ignacio Felipe Bejarano, María Margarita Carmenate, Consuelo Prado, Delia Beatriz Lomaglio, Noemí López-Ejeda, Antonio Martínez, María Soledad Mesa, Betty Méndez Pérez, Juana María Meléndez, Susana Moreno Romero, Jose Luis Pacheco, Vanessa Vázquez, José E Dipierri
INTRODUCTION: the assessment of the skinfold thickness is an objective measure of adiposity. Therefore, it is a useful tool for nutritional diagnosis and prevention of metabolic risk associated with excess fat in chilhood and adolescence. OBJECTIVE: to provide percentiles of subscapular and triceps skinfolds for Hispanic American schoolchildren and compare them with those published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from United States, that it have been commonly used as a reference in most of these countries...
December 1, 2015: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
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