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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE (IJAM)

ISSN (O) : 2663 - 046X

A CrossRef Indexed Journal

DOI : 10.34300/26630451

ISSN (P) : 2663 - 0451

IC VALUE : 95.10 (2019)

International Journal of Advanced Medicine (IJAM)
Original Research Paper

Correlation Between Birth Weight And Other Anthropometric Parameters

Dr Verinder Jit Singh Virdi, Dr Money Gupta

Abstract :

There is high incidence of low birth weight newborns in India. Several of these deliveries are conducted at home where accurate weighing scale may not be available. There is need to have other anthropometric parameter which can accurately correlate with birth weight . Aim This study was aimed to find anthropometric parameter which can correlate with birth weight accurately.Methods - 254 newborns delivered by normal delivery were examined and anthropometric measurements mid arm circumference (MAC) ,mid thigh circumference (MTC) j, calf circumference (CC), crown heel length (CHL), head circumference (HC), chest circumference (ChC) and birth weight (BW) were carried out.Results Calf circumference had highest sensitivity and comparable specificity with chest circumference. Chest circumference had highest correlation with Birth weight followed by Calf circumference.

Keywords :

anthropometric parameter   low birth weight   calf circumference   chest circumference.  

Cite This Article:

CORRELATION BETWEEN BIRTH WEIGHT AND OTHER ANTHROPOMETRIC PARAMETERS , Dr Verinder Jit Singh Virdi, Dr Money Gupta, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-5 | Issue-6 | November-2021

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