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Longitudinal height and weight measurements during ages 0-2 years for a representative sample of 1933 Dutch children born in 1988-1989. The dataset smocc_200 is a subset of the full data covering 200 children.

Format

A tibble with 1940 rows and 7 columns:

id

ID, unique id of each child (numeric)

age

Decimal age, 0-2.12 years (numeric)

sex

Sex, "male" or "female" (character)

ga

Gestational age, completed weeks (numeric)

bw

Birth weight in grammes (numeric)

hgt

Height measurement in cm (34-102) (numeric)

hgt_z

Height in SDS relative Fourth Dutch Growth Study 1997 (numeric)

Source

Herngreen WP, van Buuren S, van Wieringen JC, Reerink JD, Verloove-Vanhorick SP & Ruys JH (1994). Growth in length and weight from birth to 2 years of a representative sample of Netherlands children (born in 1988-89) related to socio-economic status and other background characteristics. Annals of Human Biology, 21, 449-463.