MUACz: Generate MUAC z-Scores for School Children Aged 5-19 Years Old

Generates mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) for age z-scores for children and adolescents aged 5 to 19 years that can be used to assess nutritional and health status and define risk of adverse health events. The standard growth reference constructed by Mramba et. al (2017) (<doi:10.1136/bmj.j3423>) smoothly join the WHO (2005) standards at age 5 years (<>) and has been validated against mortality risk among children and adolescents in Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Version: 1.0.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.6.0)
Imports: epiDisplay, ggplot2, dplyr
Published: 2019-10-09
Author: Lazarus Mramba [aut, cre], James Berkley [aut]
Maintainer: Lazarus Mramba <lmramba at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: GNU make
CRAN checks: MUACz results


Reference manual: MUACz.pdf
Package source: MUACz_1.0.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-prerelease:, r-release:, r-oldrel: not available
macOS binaries: r-prerelease: MUACz_1.0.0.tgz, r-release: MUACz_1.0.0.tgz, r-oldrel: not available


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