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Anthropometric Indicators -Bruce Cogill

Anthropometric Indicators -Bruce Cogill

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Bruce Cogill
2003 Revised Edition
This publication was made possible throughsupport provided by the Office of Health,Infectious Disease and Nutrition of the Bureaufor Global Health, US Agency for InternationalDevelopment, under the terms of CooperativeAgreement HRN-A-00-98-00046-00 of theFood and Nutrition Technical AssistanceProject (FANTA). Additional support was provided by the Office of Food for Peaceof the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict andHumanitarian Assistance. Earlier drafts of the guide were developed with funding fromthe Food and Nutrition Monitoring Project(IMPACT) (Contract No. DAN-5110-Q-00-0014-00, Delivery Order 16), managed bythe International Science and TechnologyInstitute, Inc. and the Food Security Unit of theLINKAGES Project (Cooperative Agreement:HRN-A-00-97-00007-00), managed by theAcademy for Educational Development.The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect theviews of the US Agency for InternationalDevelopment. It may be reproduced, if credit isgiven to the FANTA Project.Recommended citation: Cogill, Bruce.
 Anthropometric Indicators Measurement Guide
. Food and Nutrition Technical AssistanceProject, Academy for Educational Development,Washington, D.C., 2003.Revised March 2003
Copies of the Guide canbe obtained from:
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance ProjectAcademy for Educational Development1825 Connecticut Ave., NWWashington D.C., 20009-5721Tel: 202-884-8000Fax: 202-884-8432E-mail: fanta
aed.orgWebsite: www.fantaproject.org
Part 1.IntroductionPart 2.Anthropometric and annual monitoring indicators
2.1. Anthropometric Indicators2.1.1. Building blocks of anthropometry: Indices2.1.2. What the indices reflect about the nutritional status of infants and children2.2. Annual monitoring indicators
Part 3.Collecting anthropometric data through surveys
3.1. Steps for conducting a survey
Part 4. Weighing and measuring equipment
4.1. Scales4.2. Length/height boards4.3. Mid-upper arm circumference measure 

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