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## What does 75th percentile mean for baby weight?

The higher the percentile, the taller or bigger your baby is compared to other babies her same age. For example, a girl in the 75th percentile for weight is **larger than 75 girls out of 100**, and smaller than 25 girls out of 100. Lower percentages represent a smaller or shorter than average child.

## Is the 75th percentile fat?

Eight lines on the BMI growth charts show the 5th, 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, **85th**, 90th, and 95th percentiles. … If someone is at or above the 85th percentile line on the chart (but less than the 95th percentile), doctors consider that person overweight.

## Is 75th percentile normal?

The standard normal distribution can also be useful for computing percentiles . For example, the median is the 50^{th} percentile, the first quartile is the 25^{th} percentile, and the third quartile is the 75^{th} percentile.

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Computing Percentiles.

Percentile | Z |
---|---|

75th | 0.675 |

90th | 1.282 |

95th | 1.645 |

97.5th | 1.960 |

## What percentile is overweight?

Overweight: BMI is at or above the **85th percentile** but less than the 95th percentile for age, gender, and height. Obese: BMI is at or above the 95th percentile for age, gender, and height.

## What does the 75th percentile mean?

75th Percentile – Also known as the third, or upper, quartile. The 75th percentile is the value at which **25% of the answers lie above that value** and 75% of the answers lie below that value.

## Is 5th percentile good or bad?

A small-framed girl at the 19th percentile for height could be at the 5th percentile for weight and be **at a healthy weight**. But a girl at the 90th percentile for height and the 5th percentile for weight could be dangerously underweight.

## Is 95th percentile good for weight?

A BMI above the 85th percentile means overweight, while children above the 95th percentile **are considered obese**, which increases their risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.

## What does percentile in baby weight mean?

The **higher the percentile number**, the bigger a child is compared with other kids of the same age and gender, whether it’s for height or weight. The lower the percentile number, the smaller the child is.

## What does it mean if my child is in the 99th percentile?

Above the 97th percentile to the 99.9th percentile is overweight. Above the 99th percentile is **obese**.

## How do you calculate the 75th percentile?

The interquartile range of a set of scores is the difference between the third and first quartile – that is, the difference between the 75th and 25th percentiles. The 75th percentile is **between 78 and 86**, so, if 41 is subtracted from those numbers, the upper and lower bounds of the 25th percentile can be found.