Table 22
Measured standing height, by age and sex, household population, Canada, 2009 to 2011

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Measured standing height, by age and sex, household population, Canada, 2009 to 2011: Part 1


Table summary
This table displays the results of measured standing height measured standing height, mean, 5th percentile,  10th percentile, 25th percentile, estimate, confidence interval and from, calculated using from, to and centimetres units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Measured standing height
Mean 5th percentile  10th percentile 25th percentile
Estimate Confidence interval Estimate Confidence interval Estimate Confidence interval Estimate Confidence interval
From To From To From To From To
  centimetres
Both sexes  
Age 3 to 5 106.45 105.49 107.41 93.74 91.38 96.10 96.08 94.88 97.28 100.98 99.63 102.34
Age 6 to 11 134.84 133.64 136.03 117.16 115.05 119.26 119.78 118.41 121.15 125.75 123.54 127.97
Age 12 to 19 166.24 164.71 167.77 147.81 142.29 153.32 152.45 150.03 154.87 159.10 157.24 160.96
Age 20 to 39 170.35 169.18 171.53 155.08 152.79 157.38 157.91 156.02 159.80 162.42 160.76 164.09
Age 40 to 59 168.27 167.39 169.15 154.16 152.36 155.96 156.44 155.13 157.75 161.55 160.35 162.74
Age 60 to 79 165.32 164.79 165.86 150.57 149.00 152.15 152.90 151.93 153.88 158.87 158.11 159.63
Age 3 to 79 163.73 163.11 164.36 124.79 122.69 126.88 145.99 144.31 147.67 158.42 157.59 159.24
Age 6 to 79 165.77 165.11 166.43 139.96 137.89 142.02 151.58 150.40 152.76 159.25 158.44 160.06
Males  
Age 6 to 11 134.58 133.25 135.92 118.47 116.14 120.80 120.16 118.66 121.65 125.83 122.61 129.04
Age 12 to 19 170.62 168.35 172.90 145.74 134.78 156.70 152.87 144.70 161.03 164.79 160.96 168.61
Age 20 to 39 177.70 176.52 178.87 165.76 163.61 167.92 168.00 165.69 170.30 173.67 171.68 175.67
Age 40 to 59 174.66 173.61 175.71 163.83 162.49 165.17 166.15 164.09 168.22 169.59 168.44 170.74
Age 60 to 79 172.61 171.61 173.61 162.02 161.00 163.04 163.38 161.72 165.04 167.72 165.90 169.54
Age 6 to 79 171.83 171.24 172.42 138.74 136.47 141.01 160.18 158.44 161.92 168.39 167.42 169.36
Females  
Age 6 to 11 135.11 133.18 137.04 115.96 112.02 119.90 119.42 117.13 121.72 125.39 122.35 128.44
Age 12 to 19 161.68 159.99 163.36 150.12 146.54 153.69 152.38 149.85 154.91 157.09 154.71 159.48
Age 20 to 39 162.98 161.42 164.53 153.26 150.76 155.75 155.13 152.81 157.45 158.69 157.03 160.35
Age 40 to 59 161.83 160.78 162.88 151.02 147.91 154.13 154.07 152.19 155.95 157.38 156.30 158.46
Age 60 to 79 158.68 158.19 159.17 147.82 146.20 149.44 150.59 149.02 152.15 154.06 152.85 155.27
Age 6 to 79 159.73 158.86 160.60 142.45 139.46 145.44 150.10 148.52 151.67 155.85 154.91 156.79

Measured standing height, by age and sex, household population, Canada, 2009 to 2011: Part 2


Table summary
This table displays the results of measured standing height measured standing height, 50th percentile, 75th percentile,  90th percentile, 95th percentile, estimate, confidence interval and from, calculated using from, to and centimetres units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Measured standing height
50th percentile 75th percentile  90th percentile 95th percentile
Estimate Confidence interval Estimate Confidence interval Estimate Confidence interval Estimate Confidence interval
From To From To From To From To
  centimetres
Both sexes  
Age 3 to 5 106.99 105.49 108.50 111.54 109.70 113.38 116.24 114.43 118.05 120.17 117.17 123.17
Age 6 to 11 135.08 133.61 136.56 143.58 141.94 145.23 150.58 148.74 152.42 154.31 152.71 155.91
Age 12 to 19 165.62 164.42 166.83 174.51 172.98 176.04 180.18 178.64 181.72 183.08 180.41 185.75
Age 20 to 39 170.33 169.00 171.66 178.79 177.65 179.93 182.81 181.80 183.83 185.50 184.53 186.47
Age 40 to 59 168.23 167.33 169.14 174.90 173.44 176.36 180.71 179.46 181.96 183.51 182.21 184.80
Age 60 to 79 164.78 163.59 165.96 172.84 171.55 174.12 178.07 176.94 179.19 180.85 180.01 181.69
Age 3 to 79 166.05 165.11 166.98 174.70 173.78 175.62 180.56 179.86 181.26 183.53 182.95 184.10
Age 6 to 79 166.65 165.66 167.64 175.02 174.14 175.90 180.73 179.97 181.49 183.58 183.01 184.15
Males  
Age 6 to 11 134.86 132.56 137.16 142.50 140.86 144.14 150.06 146.99 153.14 152.81 150.45 155.17
Age 12 to 19 173.46 171.72 175.21 178.14 176.11 180.16 182.85 180.23 185.47 186.03 184.10 187.97
Age 20 to 39 178.71 177.39 180.04 181.89 181.03 182.74 185.50 184.51 186.48 187.69 184.60 190.79
Age 40 to 59 174.29 172.66 175.92 179.53 178.41 180.66 183.50 182.18 184.82 185.10 183.38 186.83
Age 60 to 79 172.88 171.57 174.19 177.12 176.01 178.23 180.94 180.10 181.79 183.16 181.75 184.58
Age 6 to 79 174.51 173.54 175.48 179.73 179.33 180.14 183.58 183.00 184.16 185.68 185.00 186.36
Females  
Age 6 to 11 135.18 133.19 137.16 144.54 142.34 146.74 152.14 148.91 155.37 155.36 153.19 157.53
Age 12 to 19 162.09 160.68 163.50 165.79 164.18 167.40 171.04 168.36 173.72 173.62 169.96 177.29
Age 20 to 39 162.86 161.18 164.54 167.94 165.22 170.66 171.20 169.17 173.22 173.22 171.66 174.79
Age 40 to 59 161.74 160.46 163.01 166.30 164.79 167.82 170.23 168.35 172.12 173.53 171.50 175.55
Age 60 to 79 159.06 158.71 159.41 162.58 161.58 163.57 166.93 165.46 168.40 168.98 167.38 170.58
Age 6 to 79 160.86 160.09 161.63 165.39 164.21 166.57 170.24 169.17 171.32 172.81 171.56 174.06
Note(s):
Total household population aged 3 to 79, except those meeting the exclusion criteria (see the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) Data User Guide: Cycle 2). The sample size for 3 to 5 year olds produces reliable national estimates for both sexes combined only.
Source(s):
Canadian Health Measures Survey, Cycle 2.