pct_bmi_for_age {clinPK}R Documentation

Percentile BMI for age for children

Description

Based on tables from WHO: http://www.who.int/growthref/who2007_bmi_for_age/en/

Usage

pct_bmi_for_age(age = NULL, bmi = NULL, sex = NULL, height = NULL, ...)

Arguments

age

age in years

bmi

bmi Optional, if specified, will calculate closest percentile and return in list as 'percentile'

sex

either 'male' or 'female'

height

height

...

parameters passed to 'read_who_table()'

Examples

pct_bmi_for_age(age = 8, sex = "male")
pct_bmi_for_age(age = 8, bmi = 15, sex = "male")

[Package clinPK version 0.9.0 Index]