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Table 3 Birth weight (BW) and length (BL) of short children classified as SGA based on the references of Niklasson (NIK) [9] and Usher-McLean (UML) [8].

From: The Auxological and Biochemical Continuum of Short Children Born Small for Gestational Age (SGA) or with Normal Birth Size (Idiopathic Short Stature)

BW (NIK)2 SDS BW (NIK)2 SDS BW (UML)−2 SDS BW (UML)2 SDS
BL (NIK)2 SDS –- 8 (17.8%) BL (UML)2 SDS –- 2 (4.2%)
BL (NIK) 2 SDS 9 (20%) 28 (62.2%) BL (UML) 2 SDS 21 (43.7%) 25 (52.1%)