Mramba et al. 2017 Mid-Upper Arm Circumference for 60 months to 228 months

MUAC for age growth reference that accords with WHO standards, to report percentiles and Z-scores on children from 5 to 19 years of age, derived from HES / NHANES US population datasets merged with imputed dataset matching the WHO 2006 growth standard.

Citing: If you use PediTools for a publication or clinical guideline, please consider citing: Chou JH et al., J Med Internet Res 2020;22(1):e16204 (available open access [PDF])




From 60 to 228 months

Male Female
Age (months)
OR Date of birth
and Date of measure
Arm circumference (cm)

Optional: GA at birth

Tips and Tricks

  • Valid ages from 60 to 228 months
  • Mid-upper arm circumference: cm assumed. To enter inches, enter #"; e.g., 1" for 1 inch
  • Gestational age, enter in the form of ## #/7; e.g., 30 3/7 for 30 weeks and 3 days gestation

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