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cen·tile

(sen'til),
One hundredth. See: quantile.
[L. centum, one hundred, + -ilis, adj. suffix]

cen·tile

(sen'tīl)
One hundredth.
[L. centum, one hundred, + -ilis, adj. suffix]
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The predictor in the new charts uses the child's own height centile (between two and four years) to predict what they are actually likely to achieve.
Sachs et al (3,4) also examined the impact of frequent weighing and the use and interpretation of centile charts, which they found to often undermine rather than support mothers with breastfeeding.
The graphic effect of these disjunctions would also be evident if the switch were to be made at the end of years three and four, though to a lesser extent, since both the WHO and UK centiles begin to converge after 24 months.
v) Having identified the centiles, the process is reversed to establish the centile plots in the original scale of measurement.
For the purposes of constructing reference centiles, we limited consideration to Caucasian patients with no detectable mutations (i.
Previous studies have shown conflicting results, with some showing no benefit in using customised growth charts [12] and others showing that customised centiles identified more SGA babies.
Depending on his centile, I'd even hold off getting a specialist opinion from a paediatric endocrinologist, which might make him feel very self-conscious and anxious.
Accurate sequential fetal weight estimates provided the database for calculating the centiles in this gestational age range.
Age and sex ratios were selected to reflect population centiles calculated from the 2001 UK population census.
The advantage of using BMI-for-age centiles is that a child can be described as being above or below certain centile lines (for example the 85th or 90th centile), which can be useful in a clinical setting.
Because changes in the wage distribution for reasons other than minimum wage changes may influence family income, we also constructed the (weighted) 25th and 50th centiles of this distribution in each state, reasoning that these centiles are likely to be largely insensitive to minimum wage changes but may still have some influence on incomes of relatively low-income families (especially the 25th centile).