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ZSCORE06: Stata module to calculate anthropometric z-scores using the 2006 WHO child growth standards
Jef L. Leroy Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics
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.
Requires: Stata version 9.0
Keywords: z-scores; child growth; WHO (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-04-27, Revised 2011-10-04
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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Downloads: (external link) http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/z/zscore06.ado program code (text/plain) http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/z/zscore06.hlp help file (text/plain) http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/z/zscore06.dta required data file (text/plain)
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