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Re: st: new command to calculate 2006 WHO anthropometric z-scores


From   Nyasha Tirivayi <ntirivayi@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: new command to calculate 2006 WHO anthropometric z-scores
Date   Fri, 29 Apr 2011 20:09:29 +0200

Dear Jef

Thanks for this good news. I have been waiting for this kind of
software for use in Stata. Much appreciated

Regards

N.Tirivayi
Maastricht University

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 7:31 PM, Leroy, Jef (IFPRI) <J.Leroy@cgiar.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> A new command of interest to people analyzing child growth data
> -zscore06- has been uploaded to ssc (thanks, Kit!)
>
> -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 that in contrast with the WHO's Igrowup program, none
> of the z-scores are calculated if child age is missing.
>
> This module may be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install
> zscore06".
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jef Leroy
> International Food Policy Research Institute
>
>
>
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