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Table 2 Age- and gender-specific smoothed height percentiles for 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 Percentiles
  3rd 5th 10th 25th 50th 75th 90th 95th 97th
Boys (n = 977)          
5 years (61-71 months) 101.5 102.9 105.2 109.0 113.3 117.6 121.5 123.8 125.3
6 years (72-83 months) 105.8 107.4 109.7 113.7 118.2 122.7 126.9 129.3 131.0
7 years (84-95 months) 110.6 112.2 114.6 118.8 123.5 128.3 132.7 135.3 137.1
8 years (96-107 months) 115.1 116.8 119.3 123.7 128.6 133.7 138.3 141.1 143.0
9 years (108-119 months) 119.2 120.9 123.6 128.1 133.3 138.5 143.4 146.4 148.4
10 years (120-131 months) 122.8 124.5 127.2 131.9 137.2 142.7 147.8 150.9 153.0
11 years (132-143 months) 125.7 127.5 130.2 135.0 140.5 146.2 151.5 154.8 156.9
12 years (144-155 months) 128.2 130.0 132.8 137.6 143.2 149.1 154.6 158.0 160.3
Girls (n = 883)          
5 years (61-71 months) 102.9 104.2 106.3 109.9 114.1 118.6 122.9 125.6 127.4
6 years (72-83 months) 106.8 108.2 110.4 114.3 118.7 123.5 127.9 130.7 132.5
7 years (84-95 months) 110.7 112.2 114.6 118.7 123.4 128.3 133.0 135.8 137.7
8 years (96-107 months) 114.7 116.3 118.9 123.2 128.2 133.4 138.2 141.1 143.0
9 years (108-119 months) 118.8 120.6 123.3 128.0 133.3 138.7 143.6 146.6 148.6
10 years (120-131 months) 123.1 125.0 127.9 132.9 138.5 144.1 149.2 152.3 154.3
11 years (132-143 months) 127.3 129.3 132.5 137.8 143.7 149.6 154.9 158.0 160.1
12 years (144-155 months) 131.2 133.4 136.8 142.4 148.6 154.8 160.2 163.4 165.5