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Table 3 Age- and gender-specific smoothed weight 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) 14.0 14.4 15.1 16.6 18.6 21.1 24.2 26.5 28.3
6 years (72-83 months) 15.4 15.9 16.8 18.4 20.8 23.8 27.4 30.1 32.2
7 years (84-95 months) 17.0 17.5 18.5 20.5 23.2 26.7 30.9 34.2 36.7
8 years (96-107 months) 18.5 19.2 20.3 22.5 25.6 29.7 34.7 38.5 41.4
9 years (108-119 months) 19.9 20.7 22.0 24.5 28.0 32.7 38.3 42.7 46.2
10 years (120-131 months) 21.1 22.0 23.4 26.2 30.1 35.3 41.7 46.7 50.6
11 years (132-143 months) 22.1 23.0 24.6 27.6 32.0 37.7 44.8 50.3 54.6
12 years (144-155 months) 22.9 23.9 25.5 28.8 33.5 39.8 47.5 53.5 58.2
Girls (n = 883)          
5 years (61-71 months) 13.8 14.2 14.9 16.2 18.0 20.3 22.9 24.8 26.2
6 years (72-83 months) 15.2 15.7 16.5 18.1 20.3 23.1 26.5 29.0 31.0
7 years (84-95 months) 16.6 17.2 18.2 20.1 22.8 26.3 30.6 33.8 36.4
8 years (96-107 months) 18.1 18.7 19.9 22.2 25.4 29.8 35.1 39.3 42.6
9 years (108-119 months) 19.6 20.4 21.7 24.4 28.3 33.5 40.1 45.4 49.5
10 years (120-131 months) 21.0 21.9 23.5 26.7 31.2 37.5 45.5 51.9 57.1
11 years (132-143 months) 22.3 23.4 25.2 28.8 34.2 41.5 51.0 58.8 65.1
12 years (144-155 months) 23.5 24.7 26.7 30.8 36.9 45.4 56.5 65.7 73.1