APPENDIX

Cutoff Values of WC in Centimeters for 90th Percentiles According to Age and Sex: NHANES III (1988–1994)

Age, yBoysGirls
N≥90th PercentilesN≥90th Percentiles
256051.854452.4
348853.456254.6
454555.552756.7
549157.354160.5
625966.127262.5
727169.026368.4
825970.924569.0
927978.026980.8
1028780.025279.0
1127384.228080.9
1220385.921581.2
1318890.022489.5
1418196.021991.9
1517895.918789.0
1619390.221892.1
1718898.018994.6
1816997.616392.8
19156102.117297.7
  • Analytic sample was restricted to boys and nonpregnant girls with complete data on gender, age, race/ethnicity, and WC. N = 10510 (5168 boys; 5342 girls).