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percentile

[pər′sen‚tīl]
(statistics)
A value in the range of a set of data which separates the range into two groups so that a given percentage of the measures lies below this value.
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Viner et al defined metabolic syndrome being present when any 3 of the 5 following criteria are met: Body Mass Index (BMI) [greater than or equal to] 95th percentile, SBP or DBP [greater than or equal to] 95th percentile, triglycerides [greater than or equal to] 155 mg/dL, HDL < 35 mg/dL, and an impaired glucose tolerance defined by either a fasting plasma glucose (FPG) [greater than or equal to] 110 mg/dL or an abnormal glucose tolerance test with a 2-hour glucose [greater than or equal to] 140 mg/dL.
If having insufficient ICU beds is acceptable 5 percent of the time (18 days a year), then the 95th percentile estimates bed requirements.
The odds of having urinary DCP concentrations above the 95th percentile in NHANES 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 were significantly associated with type of housing (single vs.
First, note that the 95th percentile and standard deviation of the terminal deficit are smaller in the targeted-contribution plan than in the fixed-contribution plan for all values of errors in [i.
3 ng/L, the sum of the lowest reportable cardiac troponin concentration (3 ng/L) plus the 95th percentile of overall change (8.
Only at the 95th percentile and above, where personal incomes are over $100,000, do we observe regional differences larger than $10,000.
In each case the values within the 95th percentile (ie in the top 5% of values) have been considered to be potentially anomalous.
Analyzing the 95th percentile and below offers a much better picture of the "typical" graduate by excluding the outlier income earners.
5) To define a normal IG reference range, we were, therefore, only concerned with determining the upper (ie, 1-tailed) limit of normal corresponding to the 95th percentile, with abnormal values falling into the right-sided tail beyond the 95th percentile.
Mean, maximum, 50th, 75th, 90th, and 95th percentile concentrations of were then calculated for each site.
Obesity, defined as a body mass index at the 95th percentile or higher for age and gender, rose from 11% in 1999 to 12% in 2009, a significant increase.
Slightly more than half of the children in the study (67) were considered obese, based on a Body Mass Index or BMI in the 95th percentile or greater.