Growth Calculator 3.0
Data Ranges and References
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Value
Gender
Accurate Range
Reference
Height SD Score
Both
2 - 20 Years
CDC 2000 Data Table
Weight SD Score
Both
2 - 20 Years
CDC 2000 Data Table
Infant Height SD Score (CDC)
Both
Birth - 36 Months
CDC 2000 Data Table
Infant Weight SD Score (CDC)
Both
Birth - 36 Months
CDC 2000 Data Table
Infant Height SD Score (WHO)
Female
Birth - 24 Months
WHO 2006 Data Table
Male
Birth - 24 Months
WHO 2006 Data Table
Infant Weight SD Score (WHO)
Female
Birth - 24 Months
WHO 2006 Data Table
Male
Birth - 24 Months
WHO 2006 Data Table
Height Velocity
Both
All ages
Basic arithmetic
Height Velocity SD Score
Male
2.5 - 17.5 Years
Tanner, J. M., Whitehouse, R. H., Cameron, N., Marshall, W. A., Healy, M. J. R. and Goldstein, H. (1983) "Assessment of Skeletal Maturity and Prediction of Adult Height (TW2 Method)", Academic Press.
Female
2.5 - 14.5 Years
Tanner, J. M., Whitehouse, R. H., Cameron, N., Marshall, W. A., Healy, M. J. R. and Goldstein, H. (1983) "Assessment of Skeletal Maturity and Prediction of Adult Height (TW2 Method)", Academic Press.
Weight Velocity
Both
All ages
Basic arithmetic
Weight Velocity SD Score
Male
4 - 15.5 Years
Tanner, J. M., Whitehouse, R. H., Cameron, N., Marshall, W. A., Healy, M. J. R. and Goldstein, H. (1983) "Assessment of Skeletal Maturity and Prediction of Adult Height (TW2 Method)", Academic Press.
Female
1 - 14 Years
Tanner, J. M., Whitehouse, R. H., Cameron, N., Marshall, W. A., Healy, M. J. R. and Goldstein, H. (1983) "Assessment of Skeletal Maturity and Prediction of Adult Height (TW2 Method)", Academic Press.
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Both
All ages
Basic arithmetic
Body Mass Index (BMI) SD Score
Both
2 - 20 Years
CDC Data Table
Weight for Height
Both
All ages
Basic arithmetic
CDC Infant Weight for Height SD Score
Male
Birth - 36 Months, 45 - 104 cm
CDC Data Table
Female
Birth - 36 Months, 45 - 104 cm
CDC Data Table
WHO Infant Weight for Height SD Score
Male
45 - 110 cm
WHO 2006 Data Table
Female
45 - 110 cm
WHO 2006 Data Table
CDC Weight for Height SD Score
Male
77 - 122 cm
CDC Data Table
Female
77 - 122 cm
CDC Data Table
Body Surface Area (BSA)
Both
All ages
DuBois D, DuBois EF. "A formula to estimate the approximate surface area if height and weight be known" Arch Int Med 1916; 17:863-71.
Predicted Height
Both
5.8 Years and older
Greulich WW, Pyle SI. "Radiographic Atlas of Skeletal Development of the Hand and Wrist" Stanford University Press, 2nd Edition, 1959.
Predicted Height SD Score
Both
5.8 Years and older (computed using "mean" as height for 18 year old)
Greulich WW, Pyle SI. "Radiographic Atlas of Skeletal Development of the Hand and Wrist" Stanford University Press, 2nd Edition, 1959.