oa South African Medical Journal - Changing standards of growth
|Article Title||Changing standards of growth|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Union Health Department|
|Publication Date||Jul 1921|
|Pages||253 - 254|
|Keyword(s)||Growth curve, Socio-economic status and Statistics|
The effect of socio-economic status on certain aspects of growth is discussed. The concepts of ""average"" and "" normal' are considered. Height and weight tables of healthy American children, suitable for use on South African children, are given. It is stressed that such tables are of value only if used in conjunction with skilled medical examination.
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