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Table 2 Identified Indices

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

Categories Index Variables included in the index Referencesa
Anthropometrical Body Mass Index (BMI) Height,
weight
Abalkhail & Shawky, 2002 [13]; AlBuhairan et al. 2015 [14]; Ardic & Erdogan, 2017 [16]; Austin et al., 2007 [17]; Ayatollahi & Bagheri, 2010 [18]; Bay et al., 2017 [19]; Beauchamp et al., 2011 [20]; Detty, 2013 [22]; Elder et al., 2014 [24]; Flynn et al., 2006 [25]; Gardner et al., 2016 [26]; Hebestreit, 2019 [29]; Kilanowski & Lin, 2014 [30]; Koivusilta et al., 2006 [34]; Kulaga et al., 2010 [35]; Kuntz & Lampert, 2013 [36]; Nyström et al., 2016 [38]; Peoples-Sheps et al., 1998 [40]; Tyler, 2004 [44], Vogeltanz-Holm & Holm, 2018 [45]; Whittemore et al.,2013 [46]
Anthropometrical BMI percentiles for age and sex Height,
weight
Abalkhail & Shawky, 2002 [13]; AlBuhairan et al. 2015 [14]; Austin et al., 2007 [17]; Beauchamp et al., 2011 [20]; Elder et al., 2014 [24]; Flynn et al., 2006 [25]; Kilanowski & Lin, 2014 [30]; Kilanowski & Ryan-Wenger, 2007 [31]; Koivusilta et al., 2006 [34]; Kuntz & Lampert, 2013 [36]; Peoples-Sheps et al., 1998 [40]; Tyler, 2004 [44]; Vogeltanz-Holm & Holm, 2018 [45]; Whittemore et al.,2013 [46]
Anthropometrical BMI z-scores for age and sex Height,
weight
Elder et al., 2014 [24]; Kulaga et al., 2010 [35]; Vogeltanz-Holm & Holm, 2018 [45]
Anthropometrical Waist-to-height ratio Height,
waist circumference
Bay et al., 2017 [19]
Anthropometrical Waist-to-hip ratio Waist circumference,
hip circumference
Beauchamp et al., 2011 [20]
Anthropometrical Mid-arm muscle circumference (MAMC) Mid-arm circumference,
triceps skin fold thickness
Abalkhail & Shawky, 2002 [13]
Anthropometrical Ponderal index Weight,
height
Gissler et al., 1999 [27]
Newborns 1-min Apgar score Appearance (skin colour),
pulse (heart rate),
grimace response (reflexes),
activity (muscle tone),
respiration (breathing rate and effort)
Gissler et al., 1999 [27]
Newborns 5-min Apgar score Appearance (skin colour),
pulse (heart rate),
grimace response (reflexes),
activity (muscle tone),
respiration (breathing rate and effort)
Gissler et al., 1999 [27]
Newborns Perinatal health index Birthweight, gestational age,
5-min Apgar score,
birthweight by gestational age,
perinatal diagnosis
Gissler et al., 1999 [27]
Dental Decayed, missing and filled surfaces (DMFS) Decayed surfaces (DS), missing surfaces (MS), filled surfaces (FS) Biscaglia et al., 2019 [21]; Do & Spencer, 2007 [23]; Wrobel & Mielnik-Blaszczak, 2012 [47]
Dental Decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMFT) Decayed teeth (DT), missing teeth (MT),
filled teeth (FT)
Antunes et al., 2004 [15]; Biscaglia et al., 2019 [21]; Greer et al., 2003 [28]; Kilanowski & Ryan-Wenger, 2007 [31]; Muratbegovic et al., 2010 [37]; Ottolenghi et al., 2007 [39]; Smadi, 2017 [41]; Stamm, 1980 [42]; Stamm et al., 1980 [43]
Dental Significant Caries Index (SiC index) Decayed teeth/ surfaces (DT/S),
missing teeth/surfaces (MT/S),
filled teeth/surfaces (FT/S)
Antunes et al., 2004 [15]; Biscaglia et al., 2019 [21]; Smadi, 2017 [41];
Dental Deft index (for primary/baby teeth) Decayed teeth,
teeth extracted due to caries,
filled teeth
Stamm, 1980 [42]
Dental Oral Hygiene Index (simplified) OHI(S) Debris score,
calculus score
Stamm et al., 1980 [43]
Lifestyle Healthy Lifestyle Index (HLI) Current tobacco consumption,
body mass index,
physical activity,
regular consumption of alcohol,
consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables,
daily use of electronic media: television/video, computer/internet and game console
Kuntz & Lampert, 2013 [36]
Functional ability Health Utilities Index (HUI) Vision,
hearing,
speech,
ambulation,
dexterity,
cognition,
emotion,
pain
Kohen et al., 2007 [32]
Combination of different aspects Health indicators for Swedish children Children injured by external causes,
children exposed to tobacco in the womb,
children with low birthweight,
children that are breastfed,
teenage abortions,
children vaccinated against MPR (measles, parotitis and rubella)
Köhler, 2006 [1]; Köhler, 2016 [1]
  1. aReference of the studies identified in this scoping review reporting the index