Official Concept and Definition

Height-for-Age

Definition

An indicator that is used to determine past or chronic nutritional status of children 0-10 years old where each child's actual height/length is compared with the standard or reference height/length for his/her age
Notes:
Latest NCHS/WHO IRS is for 1995; new Child Growth Standards (CGS) issued by WHO in 2006 not yet adopted in the Philippines

Formula
PSS Agency PSA
Source/s

PSA

https://psa.gov.ph/ISSiP/concepts-and-definitions
Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Health and Nutrition
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No 01, Series of 2017 - 141
https://psa.gov.ph/article/nscb-executive-board-res-no10-2008-annex-br-10-2008-01a
Statistical Domain Demographic and social statistics
Statistical Activity Health

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