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Anthropometric Measurement Techniques

Calculating the Weight-for-Height/Length percentage or Standard Deviation score

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NCHS normalized reference weight-for-length (49-84 cm) and weight- for-height (85-130 cm) by sex

Boy's Weight (Kg)
Malnourishment
Height
(cm)
Girls Weight (Kg)
Malnourishment
-4 S.D.-3 S.D.-2 S.D.-1 S.D. -1 S.D.-2 S.D.-3 S.D.-4 S.D.
60%70%80%85% 85%80%70%60%
1.82.12.52.8492.92.62.21.8
1.82.22.52.95032.62.31.9
1.82.22.63.1513.12.72.31.9
1.92.32.83.2523.32.82.42
1.92.42.93.4533.432.52.1
22.63.13.6543.63.12.72.2
2.22.73.33.8553.83.32.82.3
2.32.93.545643.532.4
2.53.13.74.3574.23.73.12.6
2.73.33.94.5584.43.93.32.7
2.93.54.14.8594.74.13.52.9
3.13.74.45604.94.33.73.1
3.344.65.3615.24.63.93.3
3.54.24.95.6625.44.84.13.5
3.84.55.25.8635.754.43.7
44.75.46.16465.34.63.9
4.355.76.4656.35.54.84.1
4.55.366.7666.55.85.14.3
4.85.56.27676.865.34.5
5.15.86.57.3687.16.35.54.8
5.366.87.5697.36.55.85
5.56.377.8707.66.865.2
5.86.57.38.1717.876.25.4
66.87.58.3728.17.26.45.6
6.277.88.6738.37.56.65.8
6.47.288.8748.57.76.86
6.67.48.29758.77.976.2
6.87.68.49.2768.98.17.26.4
77.88.69.4779.18.37.46.6
7.188.89.7789.38.57.66.7
7.38.299.9799.58.77.86.9
7.58.39.210.1809.78.887.1
7.68.59.410.2819.998.17.2
7.88.79.610.48210.19.28.37.4
7.98.89.710.68310.39.48.57.6
8.199.910.88410.59.68.77.7
7.88.99.9118510.89.78.67.6
7.9910.111.286119.98.87.7
8.19.210.311.58711.210.197.9
8.39.410.511.78811.410.39.28.1
8.49.610.711.98911.610.59.38.2
8.69.810.912.19011.810.79.58.4
8.89.911.112.3911210.89.78.5
8.910.111.312.59212.2119.98.7
9.110.311.512.89312.411.2108.8
9.210.511.7139412.611.410.29
9.410.711.913.29512.911.610.49.1
9.610.912.113.49613.111.810.69.3
9.71112.413.79713.31210.79.5
9.911.212.613.99813.512.210.99.6
10.111.412.814.19913.812.411.19.8
10.311.61314.41001412.711.39.9
10.411.813.214.610114.312.911.510.1
10.61213.414.910214.513.111.710.3
10.812.213.715.110314.713.311.910.5
1112.413.915.41041513.512.110.6
11.212.714.215.610515.313.812.310.8
11.412.914.415.910615.51412.511
11.613.114.716.210715.814.312.711.2
11.813.414.916.510816.114.51311.4
1213.615.216.810916.414.813.211.6
12.213.815.417.111016.61513.411.9
 12.914.915.8110.515.814.912.9 
11.313151611116151311.3
 13.115.116.1111.516.115.113.1 
11.513.315.316.211216.215.313.311.5
 13.415.416.4112.516.415.413.4 
11.613.615.516.511316.515.513.611.6
 13.715.716.7113.516.715.713.7 
11.913.815.816.811416.815.813.811.9
 141616.9114.516.91614 
12.114.116.117.111517.116.114.112.1
 14.216.217.3115.517.316.214.2 
12.314.316.417.411617.416.414.312.3
 14.516.517.6116.517.616.514.5 
12.514.616.717.711717.716.714.612.5
 14.716.817.9117.517.916.814.7 
12.714.91718118181714.912.7
 1517.118.2118.518.217.115 
1315.117.318.411918.417.315.113
 15.317.418.5119.518.517.415.3 
13.215.417.618.712018.717.615.413.2
 15.517.818.9120.518.917.815.5 
 15.717.919.112119.117.915.7 
 15.818.119.2121.519.218.115.8 
 1618.319.412219.418.316 
 16.118.419.6122.519.618.416.1 
 16.318.619.812319.818.616.3 
 16.518.820123.52018.816.5 
 16.61920.212420.21916.6 
 16.819.220.4124.520.419.216.8 
 16.919.420.612520.619.416.9 
 17.119.620.8125.520.819.617.1 
 17.319.7211262119.717.3 
 17.519.921.2126.521.219.917.5 
 17.620.121.412721.420.117.6 
 17.820.421.6127.521.620.417.8 
 1820.822.1128.522.120.818 
 18.42122.312922.32118.4 
 18.621.222.5129.522.521.218.6 
 18.721.422.813022.821.418.7 

 

WHO/NCHS normalized reference weight-for-height for adolescents (130.5-163.5 cm girls and 130.5-174.5 cm boys)

Boy's Weight (Kg)
Malnourishment
Height
(cm)
Girls Weight (Kg)
Malnourishment
-4 S.D.-3 S.D.-2 S.D.-1 S.D.-1 S.D.-2 S.D.-3 S.D.-4 S.D.
60%70%80%85%85%80%70%60%
16.31921.823.1130.523.321.919.216.4
16.519.32223.413123.522.219.416.6
16.719.522.223.6131.523.822.419.616.8
16.819.622.423.813224.122.619.817
1719.822.624.1132.524.322.92017.2
17.22022.924.313324.723.220.317.4
17.320.223.124.6133.524.923.420.517.6
17.520.423.424.813425.223.720.717.8
17.720.723.625.1134.525.5242118
17.920.923.925.413525.824.221.218.2
18.121.124.225.7135.52624.521.418.4
18.321.424.425.913626.424.821.718.6
18.521.624.626.2136.526.62521.918.8
18.721.824.926.413726.925.422.219
18.82225.126.7137.527.225.622.419.2
19.122.325.42713827.525.922.719.4
19.322.525.727.3138.527.826.222.919.6
19.422.725.927.513928.126.423.119.8
19.622.926.227.8139.528.426.723.420
19.923.226.528.114028.62723.620.2
2023.426.728.4140.52927.323.920.5
20.323.72728.714129.227.524.120.6
20.523.927.329141.529.527.824.320.8
20.624.127.529.214229.828.124.621.1
20.924.427.829.6142.530.128.324.821.2
21.124.628.129.814330.428.625.121.5
21.324.928.430.2143.530.728.925.321.7
21.525.128.630.414430.929.125.521.8
21.725.328.930.7144.531.329.425.822.1
21.925.629.23114531.529.72622.3
22.125.829.531.4145.531.829.926.222.4
22.32629.831.614632.130.226.522.7
22.626.330.132146.532.430.526.722.9
22.726.530.332.214732.630.726.923
2326.830.632.6147.5333127.223.3
23.22730.932.814833.231.327.423.5
23.427.331.233.2148.533.631.627.723.7
23.627.531.433.414933.831.827.923.9
23.827.831.833.7149.534.132.128.124.1
2428323415034.432.428.424.3
24.228.332.334.3150.534.732.628.624.5
24.528.632.634.7151353328.824.7
24.728.832.934.9151.535.333.229.124.9
24.929.133.235.315235.633.529.325.1
25.129.333.535.6152.53633.829.625.4
25.429.633.83615336.234.129.825.6
25.629.834.136.2153.536.634.430.125.8
25.830.134.436.615436.934.730.426
2630.434.736.9154.537.23530.726.3
26.330.73537.215537.635.430.926.5
26.530.935.437.6155.537.935.731.226.8
26.831.235.737.915638.336.131.627.1
2731.53638.3156.538.736.431.927.3
27.231.836.338.615739.136.832.227.6
27.532.136.638.9157.539.537.232.627.9
27.732.33739.31584037.632.928.2
2832.737.439.7158.540.538.133.328.6
28.33337.7401594138.633.728.9
28.533.33840.4159.541.639.134.229.3
28.833.638.440.816042.239.834.829.8
2933.938.741.1160.542.940.435.430.3
29.334.23941.516143.941.336.131
29.634.539.441.9161.544.942.23731.7
29.934.939.842.316246.343.638.232.7
30.135.140.242.7162.547.744.939.333.7
30.435.540.643.116347.945.139.533.8
30.735.84143.5163.548.245.439.734
3136.141.343.9164    
31.336.541.744.3164.5    
31.636.842.144.7165    
31.937.242.545.1165.5    
32.237.542.945.6166    
32.537.943.346166.5    
32.838.243.746.4167    
33.138.644.146.8167.5    
33.438.944.547.3168    
33.739.34547.8168.5    
3439.745.448.2169    
34.440.145.848.7169.5    
34.740.546.249.1170    
3540.946.749.6170.5    
35.441.347.250.2171    
35.841.747.750.7171.5    
36.142.148.251.2172    
36.542.648.651.7172.5    
36.84349.152.2173    
37.343.549.752.8173.5    
37.643.950.253.3174    
3844.450.753.9174.5    

6 March, 2016
 


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