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Table 1 Mean and standard deviation (SD) for height, weight and BMI of Pakistani primary school children aged five to twelve years (n = 1860)

From: Height, weight and BMI percentiles and nutritional status relative to the international growth references among Pakistani school-aged children

Characteristics n Height (cm) Weight (kg) BMI (kg/m2)
Boys (n = 977)     
5 years (61-71 months) 84 113.7 (7.3) 19.9 (4.6) 15.2 (2.1)
6 years (72-83 months) 161 118.3 (5.9) 21.6 (5.0) 15.3 (2.8)
7 years (84-95 months) 160 122.9 (8.0) 23.5 (5.1) 15.5 (2.4)
8 years (96-107 months) 158 128.7 (7.6) 26.9 (5.9) 16.1 (2.5)
9 years (108-119 months) 161 134.2 (8.1) 29.7 (7.6) 16.4 (3.1)
10 years (120-131 months) 147 138.4 (8.0) 33.3 (9.5) 17.2 (3.5)
11 years (132-143 months) 69 138.6 (7.7) 31.8 (6.8) 16.5 (2.7)
12 years (144-155 months) 37 140.0 (8.3) 31.8 (7.3) 16.1 (2.3)
Girls (n = 883)     
5 years (61-71 months) 72 115.4 (7.3) 19.3 (3.2) 14.4 (1.5)
6 years (72-83 months) 143 119.1 (7.6) 21.0 (4.9) 14.7 (2.4)
7 years (84-95 months) 157 124.0 (6.3) 24.0 (5.5) 15.5 (2.7)
8 years (96-107 months) 159 128.1 (7.1) 26.4 (6.8) 15.9 (2.9)
9 years (108-119 months) 151 133.3 (7.8) 30.4 (8.2) 17.0 (3.5)
10 years (120-131 months) 120 138.4 (9.3) 33.3 (10.1) 17.2 (3.8)
11 years (132-143 months) 62 143.3 (9.6) 36.5 (11.0) 17.5 (3.7)
12 years (144-155 months) 19 146.0 (9.4) 36.4 (9.9) 16.9 (3.3)