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### Topic 20 anthro stata

1. 1. Srinivasulu Rajendran Centre for the Study of Regional Development (CSRD)Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi India r.srinivasulu@gmail.com
2. 2. Objective of the session1. To measure Anthropometric indictors
3. 3. 1. How to calculate Child stunting, wasting and underweight
4. 4. How to measure Anthropometric indictors Three most commonly used indicators
5. 5. CHILD STUNTINGHeight-for-age
6. 6. WASTINGWeight-for-height
7. 7. UNDERWEIGHT Weight-for-age
8. 8. Z-Score Weight for age Assume we have 19 month old boy and weights 9.8 Kg. Reference standards for weight for age: 11.7 Kg for 19 Months old boy 9.8 Kg – 11.7 Kg = -1.9 Divide the results by the SD for the child’s age and gender -1.9/1.2 sd = -1.58 SD units -1.58 is the Z-Score for that child Usual cut-off -2 Z-score
9. 9. STATA Programrefer:1) anthro_BDHS_07.log2) anthro_BDHS_07.do3) BDKR51FL.dta