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Reference norms for evaluating maximum expiratory flow of children and adolescents of the Maule Region in Chile
Background: The norms for evaluating the maximum expiratory flow (MEF) usually are developed according to chronological age and height. However, to date, little research has been conducted using reference values that take ...
Waist circumferences of chilean students: Comparison of the CDC-2012 standard and proposed percentile curves
The measurement of waist circumference (WC) is considered to be an important means to control overweight and obesity in children and adolescents. The objectives of the study were to (a) compare the WC measurements of Chilean ...