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Table 3 Extraction sheet (N = 21)

From: Anthropometric indices and measures to assess change in the nutritional status of a population: a systematic literature review

Author Year Country Setting Type of study Data collection period Sample size Age Independent variables Dependent variable Standard Unit
Bairagi, R [69]. 1980 Bangladesh Rural Longitudinal study Aug 1974 - Nov 1975 376, 326 and 356 12-36 m Seasonal change WFA Harvard % median
Bechir, M. et al. [70] 2010 Chad Rural Repeated cross-sectional studies May/June 2007 and October 2007 653, 644 and 579, 539 0-59 m Seasonal change WFH WHO Z-score
Benefice, E. et al. [25] 1984 Senegal Rural Longitudinal study March 1980, Aug/Sept 1980, Jan/Feb 1981, June 1981 114, 106, 88 and 90 12-59 m Seasonal change MUAC, MC, TSF, WFH NCHS % median
Block, S. A. et al. [71] 2003 Indonisia Both Repeated cross-sectional studies 1997/98. Repeated every 3 months approx From 5450 to 10553 0-59 m Drought and financial crisis 1997/1998 WFA, WFH NCHS Z-score
Branca, F. et al. [72] 1993 Ethipia Rural Longitudinal study May 1987 - June 1988 60 for WFH, 40 for HFA in 0-59 0-59 m Seasonal change Height increment, WFH/L, H/LFA NCHS Z-score
Briend, A. et al. [15] 1989 Bangladesh Rural Longitudinal study Dec 1984-Dec 1987 413 average (351–514) 6-36 m Seasonal change & change over the years Weight, WFA, H/LFA, WFH/L, MUAC NCHS % median & Z-score
Brown, K. et al.[26] 1982 Bangladesh Rural Longitudinal study April 1978 - June 1979 174 6-59 m Seasonal change % expected Weight & Height/leng th gain, WFA, H/LFA, WFH/L, MUAC-for-age and TSF-for-age NCHS % median
Chikhungu, L. C. et al. [73] 2014 Malawi Both Repeated cross-sectional studies March 2004 - Feb 2005 4012 and 2675 6-59 m Seasonal change WFH/L, WFA, HFA WHO Z-score
Egata, G. et al. [22] 2013 Ethiopia Rural Longitudinal study July 2010 - Feb 2012 2132 6-36 m Seasonal change Weight, WFH/L, MUAC WHO Z-score
Garenne et al. [27] 2012 Senegal Rural Cohort May 1983 - Nov 1983 - May 1984 - Nov 1984 775, 988 and 1040 6-23 m Seasonal change Weight, length, HC, MUAC, TSF, SSF, MC, BMI, WFA, WFH/L CDC - 2000 Z-score
Hillbruner, C. et al. [74] 2008 Bangladesh Urban Repeated cross-sectional studies Aug 2002, Feb 2003 and Aug/Sept 2003 185 6-72 m Seasonal change % expected growth, WFH/L, H/LFA WHO Z-score
Huong, L. T. et al. [23] 2014 Vietnam Rural Repeated cross-sectional studies March, June, Sept, Dec 2012 195, 237, 196 and 225 24-59 m Seasonal change Height, weight, WFH/L, WFA,H/LFA WHO Z-score
Loutan, L. et al. [24] 1984 Niger Rural Cohort Aug 1980 - Sept 1981 29 and 32 12-59 m and 0–59 m Seasonal change WFH/L, MUAC, TSF Harvard % median
Marin, C. M. et al. [28] 1996 Peru Urban Longitudinal study Jan 1987 - Oct 1993 Min 100 per month, 4023 to 7946 per year 0-35 m Seasonal change WFH/L, WFA, H/LFA NCHS Z-score
Martin-Prevel, Y. et al. [29] 2000 Congo Urban Repeated cross-sectional studies 1993 then 1996 2581 and 1576 4-23 m Devaluation of CFA franc Birth weight, WFH/L, H/LFA NCHS Z-score
Meshram, I. I. et al. [75] 2014 India Rural Repeated cross-sectional studies June/Sept 2007, Oct/Jan and Feb/May 2008 833, 527 and 555 children 12-59 m Seasonal change WFH/L, WFA, H/LFA WHO Z-score
Miller, J. et al. [30] 2013 West Timor Rural Nested cohort in cross-sectional survey March 2010 - Nov 2010 80 6 to 59 months Seasonal change WFH/L, H/LFA, WFA, MUAC-for-age, TSF-for-age WHO Z-score
Mude, A. G. et al. [17] 2006 Kenya Rural Secondary data analysis Feb 2000 - May 2005 between 17 and 58 6-59 m herd dynamic, food, biophysical and seasonality MUAC NCHS Z-score
Panter-Brick, C. [31] 1997 Nepal Rural Longitudinal study 1982 (8 rounds: Feb/march to Sept/Oct) 53 to 71 0-50 m Seasonal change Weight, Height, WFH/L, WFA, L/HFA NCHS Z-score
Shell-Duncan, B. [76] 1995 Kenya Rural Longitudinal study From feb 1990 to Jan 1991 54 6 m-10 y Seasonal change Weight, Height, MUAC, BMI, WFH/L, MUAC-for-Age, WFA, H/LFA NCHS % median & Z-score
Wright, J. et al.[77] 2001 Zimbabwe Both Growth monitoring Jan 1988-March 1993 and Jan 1994-Dec 1995 50 districts 0-59 m Seasonal change WFA NCHS % median
  1. WFA Weight-For-Age; HFA Height-For-Age; WFH Weight-For-Height; MUAC Middle-Upper Arm Circumference; BMI Body Mass Index; HC, head circumference; TSF Triceps skinfold; SSF subscapular skinfold; MC muscle circumference; NCHS National Centre for Health Statistics; CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; WHO World Health Organisation