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Table 2 Growth measurements uncorrected and corrected for target height (HSDScorr) at various ages for subgroups based on weight for gestational age

From: Catch-up growth up to ten years of age in children born very preterm or with very low birth weight

  Length/height-SDS Percentiles HSDScorr
Approximate age n mean <P10 n SDS
Total group
3 months 659 -1.28 48% 633 -1.11
6 months 649 -0.95 39% 626 -0.76
1 year 670 -0.76 32% 649 -0.58
2 years 651 -0.64 28% 628 -0.44
5 years 721 -0.18 18% 719 0.03
10 years (observed)1 510 -0.18 17% 509 -0.07
10 years (estimated) 2 723 -0.24 17% 721 -0.09
<32 wks/AGA
3 months 388 -0.68 29% 381 -0.58
6 months 383 -0.49 24% 382 -0.39
1 year 387 -0.43 22% 386 -0.34
2 years 378 -0.33 20% 374 -0.21
5 years 422 0.11 7% 420 0.18
10 years (observed)1 298 -0.04 15% 298 0.00
10 years (estimated) 2 423 -0.06 15% 422 0.01
<32 wks/SGA
3 months 78 -2.22 82% 78 -1.90
6 months 72 -1.72 64% 72 -1.39
1 year 78 -1.38 46% 78 -1.08
2 years 78 -1.33 45% 78 -1.02
5 years 85 -0.65 24% 85 -0.37
10 years (observed)1 64 -0.55 25% 64 -0.29
10 years (estimated) 2 85 -0.64 24% 85 -0.33
≥32 wks/SGA
3 months 193 -2.19 78% 174 -1.90
6 months 194 -1.60 72% 172 -1.31
1 year 205 -1.16 48% 185 -0.87
2 years 195 -0.95 36% 176 -0.67
5 years 214 -0.62 25% 214 -0.35
10 years (observed)1 148 -0.35 17% 147 -0.13
10 years (estimated) 2 215 -0.48 16% 214 -0.20
  1. 1 observed length for availabe cases
  2. 2 observed length for availabe cases + estimated length (based on length at 5 years) for missing cases