Test Your Knowledge

1. Which of the following statements are true:
When comparing the WHO growth chart cutpoint values of the 2nd and 98th percentiles to the CDC growth chart values of 5th and 95th percentile, the prevalence for low weight-for-length and high weight-for-length are very similar.
The prevalence of high weight-for-length will be higher when using the WHO growth charts compared to the CDC growth charts.
The prevalence of low weight-for-length will be lower when using the WHO growth charts compared to the CDC growth charts.
Short stature prevalence will be lower when using the WHO growth charts.

 

2. After about 3 months of age, WHO growth charts show a slower rate of weight gain than the CDC growth charts.
True
False