Validation of the Nelson Formula for Estimating the Height of Children in Ogbomoso, Nigeria

Authors : Bukola Adetutu Sayomi; Michael Olaniyan Onigbinde; Victor Idowu Joel-Medewase; Emmanuel Adebola Orimadegun

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 12 - December

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When direct height measurement using a stadiometer or infantometer is problematic or impossible, an age-based formula is needed, but the commonly used Nelson formula has not been adequately validated for use in Nigeria. This study investigated the Nelson height formula in healthy children.


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