linear growth


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linear growth

An increase in the length (height) of a child.
See also: growth
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5 mg of folate for 3 months can significantly increase the linear growth.
Creating an unconditional linear growth model is the first step in any multilevel model building (Snijders & Bosker, 2012).
The present study embodied these design attributes and addressed fundamental questions about characterizing the achievement growth on alternate assessments by comparing two viable growth models: the transition matrix model and a multilevel linear growth model.
In the multivariable linear growth model (Table 3), we adjusted for gender, baseline PA, BMI status, school location and neighbourhood SES on students' baseline ST and ST trajectories.
The HIV/AIDS crisis and a panoply of war and natural disasters during the 1990s also got in the way of theories about linear growth and development, making it clear to the World Bank, the IMF and some of their member governments that a new strategy was needed.
In children and adolescents, growth hormones are produced and secreted in high levels and promote linear growth.
Maternal education in complementary feeding has some role in infants' linear growth and WHO growth parameters in children of developing countries.
First, it is never a linear growth and second, these two may not have the same growth curve, especially in an emerging company.
Growing evidence suggests that there is a link between children's linear growth and household sanitation practices.
13) He also described wasting as "a fairly acute state of malnutrition," whereas stunting was said to result from undernutrition over a long period, causing a "retardation in linear growth.

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