LESSONS

Key Concepts

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04-Lesson-slide 57 (2)Weight-for-length/Weight-for-height

  • Assesses weight relative to length or height
  • Used to classify overweight (above +2 z-score) and obesity risk
  • Used to identify acute malnutrition such as moderate (below -2 z-score) and severe (below -3 z-score) wasting
From the World Health Organization Growth Standards