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Where can you find age, weight and height charts?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, KidsHealth.org and MyGrowthCharts.com all have growth charts covering the clinically measured criteria for age ranges from newborn to 20 years old. The CDC and the National Institutes of Health have Body Mass Index charts for adults.

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Where can you find age, weight and height charts?
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Clinical growth charts are generally divided into three groups, with age-associated criteria. Charts for infants to 36 months have measurements for length, weight and head circumference for specific ages, as well as weight-for-length for age. Preschooler charts, for ages 2 to 5, measure weight for stature. Charts for children and adolescents from ages 2 to 20 calculate stature, weight and BMI for specific ages. Adult BMI charts cover height-to-weight ratios.

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