Mean Height in inches +/- 2 inches (some use 3.3 or 4 inches)
Mean Height in centimeters +/- 5 centimeters (some use 8.3 or 10 cm)
Identify growth percentiles for the predicted height
IV. Approach: Step 3 - Indications for growth evaluation
Child over age 24 months should fall into above percentiles
Growth should at least parallel the 3rd or 97th percentile line
Pursue growth evaluation for any child below minimum or above maximum
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