It reflects the body mass achieved in relation to chronological age, it is a composite index, influenced by height.
Refleja el crecimiento lineal alcanzado en relacion con la edad cronologica. Se relaciona con el estado nutricional y la salud a largo plazo.
It reflects the relative weight for a given size, a weight for the short stature is an indicator of malnutrition and a high one is indicative of obesity or overweight
It's the clinical indicator most commonly used to determine growth patterns of children. it Determine the position of the measure of an individual, indicating to what percent of the reference population equals or exceeds.
The Z score measures the distance between the value of the measurement of our patient and the value of the mean (in cases of normal distribution coincides with the median, is say with the 50th percentile).