A persisting secular trend for body measurements in Dutch children. The Oosterwolde II Study

W.J.M. Gerver, R. Bruin, N.M. Drayer

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Abstract

A persisting secular trend for body measurements in Dutch children. The Oosterwolde II Study.

Gerver WJ, De Bruin R, Drayer NM.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Limburg, The Netherlands.

To investigate whether the secular trend for growth in Dutch children still exists, the Oosterwolde I study of 1980 was repeated in 1989. A persisting secular trend was visible for height while the z scores of body proportions show no change during the past 10 years, which suggests that there is no change in the timing of puberty
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)812-814
JournalActa Paediatrica
Volume83
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994

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