Table 5

Mean weight for height for English children in 1972 and 1994, by age group, the difference, and 95% CI

Age (years)19721994Difference in mean weight for height95% CI for difference
NoMean weight for heightNoMean weight for height
Boys
 55630.8344600.826−0.007(−0.02 to 0.00)
 66070.8334420.827−0.006(−0.01 to 0.00)
 76480.8304910.829−0.001(−0.01 to 0.01)
 86140.8284610.8310.002(−0.01 to 0.01)
 96040.8273870.8360.009(−0.00 to 0.02)
 105930.8304020.8440.014(0.00 to 0.02)
Girls
 55700.8234400.8270.004(−0.00 to 0.01)
 65830.8334410.828−0.005(−0.01 to 0.00)
 76220.8324510.8380.006(−0.00 to 0.01)
 85710.8324020.8370.005(−0.01 to 0.02)
 95370.8403710.8540.014(0.00 to 0.02)
 105760.8404320.8520.012(0.00 to 0.02)