In view of the relative dearth of readily available growth data on black children, readers of Pediatrics may be interested in obtaining copies of growth charts currently being used in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health of Howard University College of Medicine and Freedmen's Hospital.

Graphic charts (8½ x 11 in.) depicting data for head circumference, length, and weight (metric system) in children under 17 years of age are available. Data for boys and girls are plotted on separate charts.

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