percentile

Known as: Prctl, percentiles 
Any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Between-assay comparability of 99th percentiles for cardiac troponin concentrations has not been assessed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to examine the degree to which changes in BMI percentile reflect changes in body fat and lean body mass… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Objective: To determine reference values for fat-free mass index (FFMI) and fat mass index (FMI) in a large Caucasian group of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To present a clinical version of the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts and to compare… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
What are the implications of technical change for the labor market? How does new technology affect the distribution of wages and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced the clinical use of the body mass index (BMI; in kg/m… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Objective: To develop waist circumference percentile curves for British children and to compare these curves with those from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
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  • 1997
This paper analyzes data on 11,600 students and their teachers who were randomly assigned to different size classes from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Weight-for-height indexes are often used in the clinical assessment of obesity in children and adolescents. The direct… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
Anthropometry is an effective and frequently performed child health and nutrition screening procedure. The value of physical… (More)
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