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What's average weight for a 5'5, 13 year old girl?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Average(Not=Healthy)

only means average and defined by medical industry as average to include the central 95.
8% of any variable compared to small sample groups considered not obviously ill; http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. For this age, wt. ht. issue look up: https://www.google.com/#q=weight+for+height+and+age for a few references (standards adopted by medial industry from Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. data, early 1940's).

In brief: Average(Not=Healthy)

only means average and defined by medical industry as average to include the central 95.
8% of any variable compared to small sample groups considered not obviously ill; http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. For this age, wt. ht. issue look up: https://www.google.com/#q=weight+for+height+and+age for a few references (standards adopted by medial industry from Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. data, early 1940's).
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Preferred weight

The preferred body mass index (BMI) at age 13 for a 5'5" female is 18.
75.This translates to 113 lb with a range between 102-126.Below 92 would be considered underweight while over 136 would be considered overweight.

In brief: Preferred weight

The preferred body mass index (BMI) at age 13 for a 5'5" female is 18.
75.This translates to 113 lb with a range between 102-126.Below 92 would be considered underweight while over 136 would be considered overweight.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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