On Eating Habits and Nutrition Condition, Quedlinburg, 1985-1989 9th Partial Study: Anthropometry of the Baby at 5 Further Measurement Points

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 measurements of the baby. Topics: Information at five various measurement times on age; sex; weight and length; Stammlaenge, arm length and hand length; hand width; head width, length and extent; chest extent and 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 babys born and cared for in the district hospital from 1985 to 1989 whose mothers had already been 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: 1030
    Number of Variables: 11
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
  • ZA6436 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22