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Test your knowledge:

Question 1 Which one of the following does not accurately describe a feature of the 2000 CDC clinical growth charts?

BMI-for-age charts are for use with infants, children and teens.

The 85th percentile to identify overweight is included on the BMI-for-age chart.

The 3rd and 97th percentiles were added to specific charts.