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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total.

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  • ` ` Mid-70 percentile is not going to be good enough.
  • Twenty-seven percent are above 95th percentile, which is considered obese, and 6 percent are morbidly obese, Neal said.
  • 85th percentile be helped to get it below the 85th percentile, which is considered a healthy weight, he says.
  • At his age, that is in the 10th lowest percentile. for more
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