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Practice Guidance Toolkit


Nutrition Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation

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Nutrition Assessment 
The nutrition assessment of a child with ECC may include the following parameters using NCP terminology:
Anthropometric Measurements
  • Height/Length
  • Weight
  • Weight Change
  • BMI
  • Growth Pattern Indices/Percentile Ranks
Anthropometric Comparative Standards 
MeasureRecommendation NCP Terminology
Birth to 24 months
Length-for-age
Weight-for-age
Weight-for-length
Head Circumference

2 to 19 years of age
Height-for-age
Weight-for-age
BMI-for-age

Child BMI
The WHO Child Growth
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Last Updated: 2019-01-23