pct_for_age_generic {clinPK}R Documentation

Percentile height or weight for age for children

Description

This is the underlying function, the exposed functions are pct_weight_for_age() and pct_height_for_age() Based on tables from WHO: http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/height_for_age/en/

Usage

pct_for_age_generic(age = NULL, value = NULL, sex = NULL,
  variable = "weight", ...)

Arguments

age

age in years

value

height in kg. Optional, if specified, will calculate closest percentile and return in list as 'percentile'

sex

either 'male' or 'female'

variable

weight or height?

...

parameters passed to 'read_who_table()'


[Package clinPK version 0.9.0 Index]