Growth Profile: Tabular Form



 

Table 1: Actual Growth Parameters
(interpolated at the reference ages)

 

Age

6 years

6 years 6 months

7 years 6 months

Height [cm]

105.5

108.3

114.6

Height [feet-inches]

3 ft 5.5 in

3 ft 6.6 in

3 ft 9.1 in

Percentile-for-height

3.5

<3

3.2

Mass [kg]

16.48

18.27

20.63

Weight [lb-oz]

36 lb 5.4 oz

40 lb 4.6 oz

45 lb 7.8 oz

Percentile-for-weight

4.9

10.2

22.6



Table 2: Reference Growth Parameters

(based on current-age-mid-parental heights)

Age

6 years

6 years 6 months

7 years 6 months

Height [cm]

107.07

109.65

115.66

Mass [kg]

16.55

17.34

19.10

 

 

Table 3: Growth Profile

 

D (Growth Parameter)

= Reference Value Actual Value

Between 1st & 2nd Checkup

Between 2nd & 3rd Checkup

Between 3rd & 4th Checkup

D Height-for-age [cm]

1.57

1.35

1.06

D Height-for-age [inch]

0.62

0.53

0.41

Status

STUNTED

STUNTED

STUNTED

D Height-velocity-for-age [cm/year]

+ 0.23

1.53

+ 1.03

D Height-velocity-for-age [inch/year]

+ 0.09

0.60

+ 0.40

Status

Growing FAST

Growing SLOW

Growing FAST

D Mass-for-age [kg]

0.07

+ 0.93

+ 1.53

D Weight-for-age [lb-oz]

2.6 oz

+ 2 lb 0.6 oz

+ 3 lb 6.1 oz

Status

UNDERWEIGHT

OVERWEIGHT

OVERWEIGHT

D Rate-of-mass-gain-for-age [kg/year]

0.08

+ 3.27

+ 0.13

D Rate-of-weight-gain-for-age [lb/year]

0.17

+ 7.20

+ 0.29

Status

Rates LOW

Rates HIGH

Rates HIGH

D Body-mass index [kg/m2]

+ 0.31

+ 1.61

+ 1.57

Status

OBESE

OBESE

OBESE

D Mass-for-height [kg]

+ 0.35

+ 1.89

+ 2.07

D Weight-for-height [lb-oz]

+ 12.2 oz

+ 4 lb 2.7 oz

+ 4 lb 9.0 oz

Status

FAT

FAT

FAT

 

 

Table 4: Growth Prediction
(extrapolated at the reference ages)

Age

6 years 6 months

7 years

8 years

Height [cm]

108.9

110.6

117.9

Height [feet-inches]

3 ft 6.9 in

3 ft 7.5 in

3 ft 10.4 in

Percentile-for-height

3.8

<3

4.4

Mass [kg]

17.54

20.80

21.58

Weight [lb-oz]

38 lb 10.8 oz

45 lb 13.8 oz

47 lb 9.3 oz

Percentile-for-weight

6.4

28.8

19.4

 

Source: An Investigation of Growth Profiles of the Pakistani Children

Kamal SA, Firdous S, Alam SJ, International Journal of Biology & Biotechnology, 1(4), 2004, 709-717

Updated: May 1, 201 (0000h UTC)

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