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Table 1 Identified studies

From: Health indices for the evaluation and monitoring of health in children and adolescents in prevention and health promotion: a scoping review

Authors Year of publication Study type Countrya Setting Population age (years)b Indices in this paper
Abalkhail & Shawky [13] 2002 Observational Saudi Arabia Schools 10–19 BMI percentiles for age and sex,
Mid-arm muscle circumference (MAMC)
AlBuhairan et al. [14] 2015 Observational Saudi Arabia Schools 10–19 Body Mass Index (BMI),
BMI percentiles for age and sex
Antunes et al. [15] 2004 Observational Brazil n.a.c 11–12 Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT),
Significant Caries Index (SiC index)
Ardic & Erdogan [16] 2017 Interventional Turkey Schools 12–15 Body Mass Index (BMI)
Austin et al. [17] 2007 Interventional USA Schools Grade 6–7 Body Mass Index (BMI),
BMI percentiles for age and sex
Ayatollahi & Bagheri [18] 2010 Observational Iran School 6.5–11.5 Body Mass Index (BMI)
Bay et al. [19] 2017 Review n.a. Schools n.a. Body Mass Index (BMI),
Waist-to-height ratio
Beauchamp et al. [20] 2011 Interventional Canada Schools Mean age 14.07 Body Mass Index (BMI),
BMI percentiles for age and sex,
Waist-to-hip ratio
Biscaglia et al. [21] 2019 Observational Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Gaza Strip and West Bank Schools 12 Decayed, missing and filled surfaces (DMFS),
Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT),
Significant Caries Index (SiC index)
Detty [22] 2013 Observational USA Schools Grade 3 Body Mass Index (BMI)
Do & Spencer [23] 2007 Observational Australia n.r.d 8–13 Decayed, missing and filled surfaces (DMFS)
Elder et al. [24] 2014 Interventional USA Recreation centres 5–8 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex, BMI z-scores for age and sex
Flynn et al. [25] 2006 Review n.a. n.a. n.a. Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex
Gardner et al. [26] 2016 Observational Australia n.a. 0–16 Body Mass Index (BMI)
Gissler et al. [27] 1992 Observational Finland n.a. 0–7 Ponderal index, 1-min Apgar score, 5-min Apgar score, perinatal health index
Greer et al. [28] 2003 Observational USA Schools 5–9 Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT)
Hebestreit [29] 2019 Review Europe n.a. n.a. Body Mass Index (BMI)
Kilanowski & Lin [30] 2014 Interventional USA Schools 11–17 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex
Kilanowski & Ryan-Wenger [31] 2007 Observational USA n.a. 0–12 BMI percentiles for age and sex, decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT)
Kohen et al. [32] 2007 Observational Canada Schools 4–11 Health Utilities Index (HUI)
Köhler [33] 2006 Review Sweden n.a. 0–19 Health indicators for Swedish children
Köhler [1] 2016 Review n.a. n.a. n.a. Health indicators for Swedish children
Koivusilta et al. [34] 2006 Observational Finland n.a. 12–16 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex
Kulaga et al. [35] 2010 Observational Poland Schools 6.5–18.5 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI z-scores for age and sex
Kuntz & Lampert [36] 2013 Observational Germany n.a. 11–17 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex, Healthy Lifestyle Index (HLI)
Muratbegovic et al. [37] 2010 Observational Bosnia and Herzegovina Communities 6 Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT)
Nyström et al. [38] 2016 Observational Sweden n.r. 0–18 Body Mass Index (BMI)
Ottolenghi et al. [39] 2007 Review Europe n.a. n.a. Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT)
Peoples-Sheps et al. [40] 1998 Review USA n.a. 1–19 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex
Smadi [41] 2017 Observational Jordan Schools 12–18 Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT), Significant Caries Index (SiC index)
Stamm [42] 1980 Review Canada, USA n.a. n.a. Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT), deft index (for primary/baby teeth)
Stamm et al. [43] 1980 Observational Canada n.a. 13–14 Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT), Oral Hygiene Index (simplified) OHI(S)
Tyler [44] 2004 Observational USA School based health centre 7–12 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex
Vogeltanz-Holm & Holm [45] 2018 Interventional USA Schools Mean age 8.75 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex, BMI z-scores for age and sex
Whittemore et al. [46] 2013 Interventional USA Schools 14–17 Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI percentiles for age and sex
Wrobel & Mielnik-Blaszczak [47] 2012 Interventional Poland Schools 12–13 Decayed, missing and filled surfaces (DMFS)
  1. aIf there were no data on country but regions or continents, this information was noted in this column
  2. bIf there was no information on population age but on mean age or school grade, this information was noted in this column
  3. cn.a. indicates that the information was not applicable
  4. dn.r. indicates that the information was not reported