Table 2

Polish children and adolescents (the OLAF study sample) median weight and BMI z-scores relative to the WHO 2007, USCDC2000, and Lodz growth references

reference

weight z-score

BMI z-score



N

Min.

Median

Max.

IQR

N

Min.

Median

Max.

IQR

boys


WHO 2007

1837

-3.08

0.52

5.92

1.72

6226

-4.18

0.11

5.91

1.65

USCDC2000

6226

3.71

0.30

3.67

1.38

6226

-5.03

0.06

2.96

1.51

Lodz

6226

-3.04

0.10

3.71

1.31

6226

-3.93

0.03

3.64

1.34

girls


WHO 2007

1778

-3.17

0.29

5.06

1.57

6555

-3.90

-0.07

4.54

1.41

USCDC2000

6555

-4.36

0.10

3.27

1.26

6555

-4.39

-0.06

2.73

1.32

Lodz

6555

-4.40

0.18

3.94

1.33

6555

-4.24

0.14

3.62

1.30


Kulaga et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:109   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-109

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