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Table 3 Age- and gender-specific smoothed waist-hip ratio (WHR) percentiles for Pakistani primary school children aged five to twelve years (n = 1860)

From: Waist circumference, waist-hip ratio and waist-height ratio percentiles and central obesity among Pakistani children aged five to twelve years

  Percentiles
  3rd 5th 10th 25th 50th 75th 90th 95th 97th
Boys (n = 977)          
   5 years (61-71 months) 0.82 0.83 0.84 0.86 0.89 0.92 0.94 0.96 0.97
   6 years (72-83 months) 0.81 0.82 0.84 0.86 0.89 0.92 0.94 0.96 0.97
   7 years (84-95 months) 0.80 0.81 0.83 0.86 0.88 0.91 0.94 0.96 0.97
   8 years (96-107 months) 0.80 0.81 0.82 0.85 0.88 0.91 0.94 0.96 0.97
   9 years (108-119 months) 0.79 0.80 0.82 0.85 0.88 0.91 0.94 0.96 0.97
   10 years (120-131 months) 0.78 0.79 0.81 0.84 0.88 0.91 0.94 0.96 0.97
   11 years (132-143 months) 0.77 0.79 0.81 0.84 0.88 0.91 0.94 0.96 0.97
   12 years (144-155 months) 0.77 0.78 0.80 0.84 0.87 0.91 0.94 0.96 0.97
Girls (n = 883)          
   5 years (61-71 months) 0.76 0.77 0.79 0.82 0.85 0.89 0.93 0.95 0.97
   6 years (72-83 months) 0.76 0.77 0.79 0.82 0.86 0.9 0.93 0.96 0.97
   7 years (84-95 months) 0.76 0.77 0.79 0.82 0.86 0.9 0.94 0.96 0.98
   8 years (96-107 months) 0.75 0.76 0.78 0.82 0.86 0.9 0.94 0.97 0.98
   9 years (108-119 months) 0.75 0.76 0.78 0.81 0.85 0.89 0.93 0.96 0.98
   10 years (120-131 months) 0.73 0.74 0.76 0.79 0.83 0.88 0.92 0.95 0.97
   11 years (132-143 months) 0.72 0.73 0.74 0.78 0.82 0.86 0.90 0.93 0.95
   12 years (144-155 months) 0.70 0.71 0.73 0.76 0.80 0.84 0.89 0.92 0.94