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On Eating Habits and Nutrition Condition, Quedlinburg, 1985-1989 8th Partial Study: Anthropometry of the Baby on the 4th day of life

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Ernährung der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Bergholz-Rehbrücke
  • Kreiskrankenhaus Quedlinburg
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Ernaehrung der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Bergholz-Rehbruecke Kreiskrankenhaus Quedlinburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • Abstract

    Body measures of the baby on the 4th day of life. Topics: Information on the fourth day of life about age; sex; weight; body length; Stammlaenge; arm length; hand length; hand width; head width, length and extent; chest extent; chest depth; shoulder width; pelvis width; triceps; skin fold chest.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986 / 1989
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: district hospital Quedlinburg
Sampled Universe
All babies born and cared for in the district hospital between 1985 and 1989 whose mothers had already interviewed when they were pregnant.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Measurement record by nurses
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 806
    Number of Variables: 23
The study is component of a 10-part investigation on eating habits of pregnant women, nursing women and their babys, ZA Study Nos. 6428 to 6437.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6435 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Ernährung der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Bergholz-Rehbrücke; Kreiskrankenhaus Quedlinburg (1989): Zum Ernährungsverhalten und Ernährungszustand Quedlinburg 1985-1989 8. Teilstudie: Anthropometrie des Säuglings am 4. Lebenstag. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.