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Table 4 Relation between short stature at age 5 and 10 years

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

  n At 10 years
   <P10 ≥P10
At 5 years
<P10 95 66 (69%) 29 (31%)*
≥P10 413 37 (9%) 376 (91%)
   <P3 ≥P3
At 5 years
<P3 44 29 (66%) 15 (34%)†
≥P3 464 18 (4%) 446 (96%)
  1. * median percentile: 23 (16 children < P25)
  2. † median percentile: 14 (12 children < P25)