Assessment of nutritional status: Triceps and subscapular skin-fold thickness in Turkish children and adolescent


Yuca S. A. , Cesur Y., Yilmaz C., Mazicioglu M., Kurtoglu S.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.27, no.1, pp.115-119, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-119
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the mean and percentile values and constitute the percentile curves of the triceps and subscapular skin-fold thickness (SFT) for obtaining a measure to be used in evaluating nutritional status of children and adolescents for age and gender to determine the threat of adiposity in Turkish children.