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Table 6 Percentage of observations (observed and expected) within centile bands

From: Centile charts for birthweight for gestational age for Scottish singleton births

Centiles Expected Percentage Observed Percentage
Less than 3rd 3 3.1
Between 3rd and 5th 2 1.9
Between 5th and 10th 5 4.8
Between 10th and 25th 15 14.9
Between 25th and 50th 25 25.5
Between 50th and 75th 25 25.1
Between 75th and 90th 15 14.5
Between 90th and 95th 5 5.0
Between 95th and 97th 2 2.0
Above 97th 3 3.2