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Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years

Vesna Jureša
Vera Musil
Mirjana Kujundžić Tiljak

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APA 6th Edition
Jureša, V., Musil, V. & Kujundžić Tiljak, M. (2012). Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years. Collegium antropologicum, 36 supplement 1 (1), 47-57. Retrieved from https://hrcak.srce.hr/75588
MLA 8th Edition
Jureša, Vesna, et al. "Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years." Collegium antropologicum, vol. 36 supplement 1, no. 1, 2012, pp. 47-57. https://hrcak.srce.hr/75588. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.
Chicago 17th Edition
Jureša, Vesna, Vera Musil and Mirjana Kujundžić Tiljak. "Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years." Collegium antropologicum 36 supplement 1, no. 1 (2012): 47-57. https://hrcak.srce.hr/75588
Harvard
Jureša, V., Musil, V., and Kujundžić Tiljak, M. (2012). 'Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years', Collegium antropologicum, 36 supplement 1(1), pp. 47-57. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/75588 (Accessed 31 October 2020)
Vancouver
Jureša V, Musil V, Kujundžić Tiljak M. Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years. Collegium antropologicum [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2020 October 31];36 supplement 1(1):47-57. Available from: https://hrcak.srce.hr/75588
IEEE
V. Jureša, V. Musil and M. Kujundžić Tiljak, "Growth Charts for Croatian School Children and Secular Trends in Past Twenty Years", Collegium antropologicum, vol.36 supplement 1, no. 1, pp. 47-57, 2012. [Online]. Available: https://hrcak.srce.hr/75588. [Accessed: 31 October 2020]

Abstracts
The aim of this study was to construct new Croatian growth charts for body height and weight of boys and girls aged 6.5 to 18.5 years and to investigate differences between our and pre-existing studies. Analysis was based on a multistage stratified sample representative for school children aged 6.5 to 18.5, 6046 boys and 5656 girls. Growth reference was constructed using LMS method. Present results demonstrated an increment of body height and weight during the last two decades. Highest increase of body height is in boys aged 13–14 years 6.5 cm, in girls aged 12 years is 5.0 cm. Highest increase
of body weight is in 16 year age group of boys 8.7 kg and in 11–12 year age group of girls 5.2 kg. In conclusion, regarding presence of secular trend because previously used growth charts in Croatia are obsolete.

Keywords
growth charts; trends; children; adolescents; Croatia

Hrčak ID: 75588

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/75588

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