Gupta, Palak 

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Diagnostic accuracy of mid-upper-arm-circumference for screening thinness in Indian adolescents

Objectives In India, as a part of School Health Programme, assessment of height, weight and clinical signs of nutritional deficiencies are to be conducted biannually by trained paramedics. We tested feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of using Mid-upper-arm-circumference (MUAC) during these biannual assessments. Methods Using PPS methodology, in May-July 2013, 30 government schools each in two

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