The dataset is of 10,782 children and adolescents, aged 2 to 19 years, who belonged to four major cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi/Islamabad. The dataset consists of data about variables age (years), gender status (boys/girls), residential city (Multan/ Lahore/ Rawalpindi or Islamabad) and anthropometric measurements i.e., height (0.1cm), weight (kg.), WC (0.1cm), HpC (0.1cm), MUAC (0.1cm), NC (0.1cm) and WrC (0.1cm).
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The cross-sectional survey type data were collected from 10,782 children and adolescents, aged 2 to 19 years, who belonged to four major cities of Pakistan including Lahore (a capital city of Punjab), Multan (located in the south of Punjab and is also identified at the central point of Pakistan’s map), Rawalpindi, and Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. The studied children and adolescents aged 4 to 19 years were sampled from randomly selected public and private schools. The complete list of schools (primary, secondary and higher secondary) of the respective cities was taken from Punjab Department of Education (schools). The rest of the data for the children of age-group 2 to 4 years were collected from different public places (i.e., parks, shopping malls, markets, etc.).