pct_weight_for_age {clinPK}R Documentation

Percentile weight for age for children

Description

Based on tables from WHO: http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/weight_for_age/en/

Usage

pct_weight_for_age(age = NULL, weight = NULL, sex = NULL, ...)

Arguments

age

age in years

weight

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

sex

either 'male' or 'female'

...

parameters passed to 'read_who_table()'

Examples

pct_weight_for_age(age = 5, sex = "female")
pct_weight_for_age(age = 5, weight = 20, sex = "female")

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