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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 257

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Department of Public Health Dentistry, VSPM Dental College and Research Centre, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Date of Submission30-Mar-2018
Date of Acceptance11-Jun-2018
Date of Web Publication6-Aug-2018

Correspondence Address:
K Reddy Reddy
Department of Public Health Dentistry, VSPM Dental College and Research Centre, Nagpur, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2319-5932.238593

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Reddy K R. Author's reply. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2018;16:257

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Reddy K R. Author's reply. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent [serial online] 2018 [cited 2018 Nov 17];16:257. Available from: http://www.jiaphd.org/text.asp?2018/16/3/257/238593


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Even though there are many growth standards to assess the BMI, CDC growth standards were preferred as it was presumed that they were internationally accepted tools to evaluate the growth standards to evaluate the growth of the study population.[1]


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We have derived the conclusions as per our research. I am sure that the conclusions would vary from research to research depending upon the type of anthropometric measurement, study setting, procedure of measurement chosen, study variables chosen by the respective researchers.[2],[3]

 
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Kuczmarski RJ, Ogden CL, Guo SS. 2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: Methods and Development. Vol. 11. USA: National Center for Health Statistics; 2002. p. 41-2.  Back to cited text no. 1
    
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Thippeswamy HM, Kumar N, Acharya S, Pentapati KC. Relationship between body mass index and dental caries among adolescent children in South India. West Indian Med J 2011;60:581-6.  Back to cited text no. 2
    
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Silva AE, Menezes AM, Demarco FF, Vargas-Ferreira F, Peres MA. Obesity and dental caries: Systematic review. Rev Saude Publica 2013;47:799-812.  Back to cited text no. 3
    




 

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