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Table 4 Age- and gender-specific smoothed waist-height ratio (WHtR) 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) 0.40 0.41 0.42 0.44 0.46 0.49 0.52 0.54 0.56
   6 years (72-83 months) 0.40 0.40 0.41 0.43 0.46 0.49 0.52 0.54 0.56
   7 years (84-95 months) 0.39 0.39 0.40 0.43 0.45 0.48 0.52 0.54 0.56
   8 years (96-107 months) 0.38 0.39 0.40 0.42 0.45 0.48 0.52 0.54 0.56
   9 years (108-119 months) 0.37 0.38 0.39 0.42 0.45 0.48 0.52 0.54 0.56
   10 years (120-131 months) 0.37 0.37 0.39 0.41 0.44 0.48 0.52 0.54 0.56
   11 years (132-143 months) 0.36 0.37 0.38 0.41 0.44 0.48 0.52 0.54 0.56
   12 years (144-155 months) 0.35 0.36 0.38 0.40 0.44 0.48 0.52 0.54 0.56
Girls (n = 883)          
   5 years (61-71 months) 0.39 0.40 0.41 0.43 0.45 0.48 0.51 0.53 0.54
   6 years (72-83 months) 0.39 0.39 0.41 0.43 0.45 0.48 0.51 0.53 0.55
   7 years (84-95 months) 0.38 0.39 0.40 0.43 0.45 0.48 0.52 0.54 0.56
   8 years (96-107 months) 0.38 0.39 0.40 0.42 0.45 0.49 0.52 0.55 0.57
   9 years (108-119 months) 0.38 0.38 0.40 0.42 0.45 0.49 0.53 0.55 0.58
   10 years (120-131 months) 0.37 0.38 0.39 0.41 0.44 0.48 0.53 0.56 0.58
   11 years (132-143 months) 0.36 0.37 0.38 0.41 0.44 0.48 0.53 0.56 0.59
   12 years (144-155 months) 0.35 0.36 0.37 0.40 0.43 0.47 0.52 0.56 0.60