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Neck Circumference Percentiles of Iranian Children and Adolescents: The Weight Disorders Survey of CASPIAN IV Study

Mostafa Hosseini 1 , 2 , Mohammad Esmail Motlagh 3 , Mahmoud Yousefifard 4 , Mostafa Qorbani 5 , 6 , * , Neamatollah Ataei 1 , 7 , Hamid Asayesh 8 , Mehdi Yaseri 2 , Rasool Mohammadi 9 , Masoud Baikpour 10 , Arash Abbasi 7 and Roya Kelishadi 11 , **
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1 Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease Research Center, the Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Pediatrics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
4 Physiology Research Center and Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Non-communicable Diseases Research Center, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran
6 Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
7 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, The Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
8 Department of Medical Emergencies, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
9 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
10 Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
11 Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
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  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: October 2017, 15 (4); e13569
  • Published Online: July 29, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 15, 2017
  • Revised: May 16, 2017
  • Accepted: July 11, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.13569

To Cite: Hosseini M, Motlagh M E, Yousefifard M, Qorbani M, Ataei N, et al. Neck Circumference Percentiles of Iranian Children and Adolescents: The Weight Disorders Survey of CASPIAN IV Study, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 ; 15(4):e13569. doi: 10.5812/ijem.13569.

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