With the BMI [greater than or equal to] 95th percentile
, "overweight" prevalence has been found 20% (2002) and 17% (2003-2004) among American teenagers in two different surveys (2, 3).
Other highly significant differences were found in the proportions who were obese, defined as 95th percentile
or greater BMI for age and sex (86% vs.
For the purpose of this study, the 85th percentile of BMI was used as the reference point for overweight and the 95th percentile
Teens with a body mass index (BMI) above the 95th percentile
A more appropriate measure for a CCRC may be to set aside funds based upon the notion of having enough funds to pay for care based upon the 95th percentile
of life expectancy.
RS: Using CDC criteria, if a child's body mass index is between the 85th and 95th percentile
, that child is overweight.
If a person's body mass index (BMI, measured as weight divided by height squared [kg/m2]) falls above the 85th percentile, he or she is "overweight;" above the 95th percentile
The average daily intakes reported in surveys in European countries are above the recommended daily intakes, with the 95th percentile
intakes from food and supplements ranging up to about 1 g/day.
(1) Overall, 9% of the more than 32,000 children were obese (i.e., had a body mass index at or above the 95th percentile
for their age and sex) at 39-42 months of age.
Although students graduating from the department as a whole are no different than the national average, each year there is always a student or two who achieve at or above the 95th percentile
nationally, and several who score above the 80th percentile.
This system observed the total distance, total time, peak speed (95th percentile
The AAP says the decrease in infant mortality among breast-fed infants overwhelms the current estimate of the small risk to the child--even for women at the 95th percentile
of PCB levels.
A 75th-percentile district (revenue = $8,136/student), for example, would take a 17-percent hit; a 95th percentile
district (revenue = $12,717/student) would take a 47-percent hit, reducing their districts' per-student revenues by almost half.
Her head circumference remained above the 95th percentile
According to the consumer finances data, "the typical household's real estate share far exceeds the 29 percent share attributed to real estate in the aggregate." In fact, say the authors, "the aggregate equity and real estate shares reported in the Flow of Funds Accounts are more characteristic of a household at the 95th percentile
than a household at the midpoint of the wealth distribution."