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ZSCORE06: Stata module to calculate anthropometric z-scores using the 2006 WHO child growth standards

  • Jef Leroy



zscore06 calculates anthropometric z-scores using the 2006 WHO child growth standards. Lenght/heigh-for-age, weight-for-height, BMI-for-age and weight-for-age Z-scores are calculated for children 0 to 5 years of age. If the age, height or weight values are outside the range of reference values, a value of 99 is given for the corresponding z-score(s). Note: in contrast with the WHO's Igrowup program, none of the z-scores are calculated if child age is missing.

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457279.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 9.0
Date of creation: 27 Apr 2011
Date of revision: 04 Oct 2011
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457279
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install zscore06". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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