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GAA 2008 report for NT

By Health Service Information Branch and Victor Meng

Abstract

The aim of the Northern Territory Government?s Growth Assessment and Action (GAA) program is to improve the growth and nutritional status of children up to 5 years of age living in NT remote areas. This involves routinely collected measurements of weight, height/length and haemoglobin from which were alculated the indicators height for age, weight for age, and weight for height according to the Center for Disease Control ? Atlanta (CDC, 2000) rules (http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts)

Topics: Child development, Data collection
Publisher: DHF
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:www.territorystories.nt.gov.au:10070/245875
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