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Dr. Holly Maes
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I was wondering what the average weight would be for a 16 year old female?

I was wondering what the average weight would be for a 16 year old female?

Depends on..: Since 16 year olds are not entirely to adult full growth, an "ideal weight" depends on several differnt factors, including race, height, parental stature, pubertal development, etc. Worry more about an ideal bmi (body mass index), that plot out weight based on height and sex. See the cdc site or other on-line sites to figure and interpret body mass index. ...Read more

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Dr. Carol Endo
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What is the average weight for a 16 year old female in kgs? 6.5 in heigh. I would really appreciate your answer! thank you

What is the average weight for a 16 year old female in kgs? 6.5 in heigh. I would really appreciate your answer! thank you

There's a range: Remember that "average" weight and healthy weight may be two different things.In places where people are undernourished or obese, the "average" weight may not be healthy! instead of aiming for a specific weight, look at your bmi range. You can check the bmi calculator http://nhlbisupport.Com/bmi to see if you are in a healthy range, though it's not as accurate for very muscular people. ...Read more

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Dr. Carol Endo
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What is the average weight for a 16 year old female in kgs? 6.5 in heigh. I would really appreciate your answer! thank you

There's a range: Remember that "average" weight and healthy weight may be two different things.In places where people are undernourished or obese, the "average" weight may not be healthy! instead of aiming for a specific weight, look at your bmi range. You can check the bmi calculator http://nhlbisupport.Com/bmi to see if you are in a healthy range, though it's not as accurate for very muscular people. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
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What is the average weight for a 16 year old female that is 5'3?

114 lb: You can download a chart from www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts to follow this issue.Select the height for age and percentile that falls along and select the same percentile position for weight to see the expected weight. For a 5'3" 16 yo the weight is 114. ...Read more

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Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Sewa Legha
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What is the average weight for a 16 year old female that is 5'1?

What is the average weight for a 16 year old female that is 5'1?

It varies: I would estimate a healthy weight to be between 60kg to 62kg (120-130 pounds). ...Read more

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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
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What is the average weight of a 16 year old female?

What is the average weight of a 16 year old female?

Wow!Almost anything!: There's huge variation of normal sizes for a 16 yr old--all genetically predetermined, although nutrition can influence this. Go to the website "www.Cdc.Gov"; type "growth charts" in the search box in the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus then select the appropriate age chart for girls. The "average" weight could be considered the 50th %tile; but "normal" is 5th-85th %tile. ...Read more

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Dr. Holly Maes
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I was wondering what the average weight would be for a 16 year old female?

Depends on..: Since 16 year olds are not entirely to adult full growth, an "ideal weight" depends on several differnt factors, including race, height, parental stature, pubertal development, etc. Worry more about an ideal bmi (body mass index), that plot out weight based on height and sex. See the cdc site or other on-line sites to figure and interpret body mass index. ...Read more

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Dr. David Nelson
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What is the average weight for a 16 year old?

What is the average weight for a 16 year old?

Depends: It depends on your height and body type. If you have wide ankles and wrists you will weigh more just due to your bones. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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What is the average weight for a 16 year old who is 5'ft 10?

What is the average weight for a 16 year old who is 5'ft 10?

Average weight: Your average weight is approximately145-150lbs.

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