The effect of economic status on height, insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF binding protein-3 concentrations in healthy Turkish children.

Turan S. , Bereket A. , Furman A., Omar A., Berber M., Ozen A. , ...More

European journal of clinical nutrition, vol.61, no.6, pp.752-8, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602575
  • Title of Journal : European journal of clinical nutrition
  • Page Numbers: pp.752-8


Objectives: The effect of economic status (ES) on growth, insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-binding protein (IGFBP)-3 in healthy children is not well characterized. We aimed to study the interrelationship between height, weight, IGF-I, IGFBP-3, mid-parental height (MPH) and ES.