TABLE 1

Mean Weight, Height, and BMI of Boys and Girls in the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development and Percentages in CDC Categories of Overweight and Obesity

AgeWeight, kgHeight, cmBMI
NMeanSDNMeanSDNMeanSD85%–95%>95%
Boys
    24 mo53013.01.550887.43.149117.01.4117
    36 mo55514.91.755895.83.554616.31.3126
    54 mo51718.72.6515107.34.351316.11.5159
    7 y49925.85.5496123.05.449316.92.71513
    9 y46334.49.3463135.36.245818.63.91419
    11 y46544.013.6467146.47.046420.35.01422
    12 y44549.015.1445152.07.543920.95.21421
Girls
    24 mo53512.41.451086.43.250016.51.394
    36 mo54614.51.754994.83.554116.11.3136
    54 mo52218.22.7522106.64.351816.01.6159
    7 y49925.04.7498122.05.349716.72.41210
    9 y47833.48.4478134.76.147318.23.51414
    11 y45543.612.0457147.67.344919.74.21515
    12 y46549.613.4462153.97.246020.74.61715