Using CDC Growth Charts – Test Your Knowledge

  1. The 85th percentile curve appears on the BMI-for-age growth chart.


  2. BMI-for-age is an anthropometric index that considers a child’s weight, height, sex and age.


  3. Percentiles are used to rank an individual on a given growth chart and indicate the percent of the reference population of the same sex and age that individual equals or exceeds.


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