The association between weight, height, and head circumference reconsidered

Scheffler, K. et al. (2017) Pediatric Research. Published online: 1 March 2017

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Background: Under normal nutritional and health conditions, body height, weight and head circumference are significantly related. We hypothesize that the apparent general association between weight, height, and head circumference of the growing child might be misleading.

 

Conclusion: Under appropriate nutritional and health circumstances, nutritional status, body size, and head circumference are not related.

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