TABLE 2Girls weight increments (g) by birth-weight groups

AGE (DAYS)CENTLEBIRTH WEIGHT (g)
2000–25002500–30003000–35003500–40004000+ALL
0–7Median0150100100150100
25th*00000
10th*-100-100-150-100-100
5th*-150-200-250-200-200
(n)(18)(109)(147)(85)(25)(384)
7–14Median200200200200200200
25th*100100100100100
10th*000500
5th*-100-50-1000-50
(n)(18)(108)(147)(84)(25)(382)
14–28Median500600550550600550
25th*450436450450450
10th*400350300300350
5th*300300250200300
(n)(20)(124)(176)(93)(28)(441)
28–42Median500500465457525500
25th*382400325375382
10th*300300295300300
5th*300250200300250
(n)(20)(127)(174)(92)(28)(441)
42–60Median550550500585550550
25th*400400408334400
10th*300300350155300
5th*300289250150288
(n)(18)(127)(175)(92)(28)(440)

Note: Results are based on empirical centiles.

(n) number of subjects assessed.

*

n is too small to estimate lower centiles.

n is too small to estimate lower centiles.

From: ANNEX 3, Growth velocity (weight-for-age) tables

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