Z score

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Z score

[′zē ‚skȯr]
(statistics)
A measure of how many standard deviations a raw score is from the mean.
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Models using BMI z-scores did not include child sex or age at the 8-y visit, as the z-scores were already age- and sex-standardized.
z-scores and percentiles are often used to assess the anthropometric measures to evaluate children's growth.
4,8 If the WHZ scores were less than -2 z-scores (or below 80% of the median) and equal to or above -3 z-scores (or 70% of the median), then they were classified to have moderate-acute wasting.
WHO Anthro software was used for the conversion of heights, ages and weights of children to respective Z-scores (i.
This is the same way I created the location z-scores.
Software in the DEXA machine converts the BMD values into gender and age normalized z-scores.
Now turning to the normalized municipal transformations between 2003 and 2012, as figure 3 reveals, for both e-government services and e-governance participation, their z-scores emulate each other.
For each infant, we noted weight, length, and HC z-scores at birth and each postnatal visit up to 8 months of age (Figure 2).
The corticosteroid-treated group and noncorticosteroid-treated group had similar CAA Z-scores at baseline ( P > 0.
Anthropometric data were transferred into ENA/EpiInfo for quality checks to calculate child height-for-age Z-scores (HAZ), weight-for-age Z-scores (WAZ) and weight-for-height Z-scores (WHZ) using the 2006 World Health Organization (WHO) growth standards reference data.
For each pair of algorithms, WEKA's output predictions were enabled to calculate Z-scores from number of PF and FP.
7 years) had lower Z-scores of lumbar spine bone mineral density (LSBMD).