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Table 2 Assessment and predicted weight characteristics, and the difference scores between methods of prediction

From: Growth curves in short supply: a descriptive study of the availability and utility of growth curve data in adolescents with eating disorders

Case Assessment Predicted HBW using different methods (kg) Return of menses (ROM; kg) Difference between HBW predictions (kg)
  Weight (kg) Height (cm) BMI (kg/m2) BMI-SDS (kg/m2) Growth Curve (GC) method BMI method   GC method – ROM BMI method – ROM
1 49.9 165.4 18.2 −0.99 60.0 57.0 60.0 .00 3.00
2 40.7 160.0 15.7 −1.54 59.0 48.9 57.0 −2.00 8.10
3 46.0 172.8 15.4 −2.63 63.8 60.5 62.3 −1.50 1.80
4 46.9 162.3 17.8 −0.04 51.5 50.0 49.6 −1.90 -.40
5 46.0 167.0 16.5 −1.63 53.0 55.6 58.0 5.00 2.40
6 57.1 172.0 19.3 −0.46 58.0 60.8 57.5 -.50 −3.30
7 39.4 149.0 15.6 −1.23 50.0 43.5 50.7 .70 7.20
8 40.8 165.0 15.1 −3.48 52.0 57.0 52.8 .80 −4.20
9 37.3 166.0 13.5 −2.82 56.5 51.5 56.5 .00 5.00
Average 44.9 164.4 16.3 −1.65 55.98 53.89 56.04 .067 2.18