Height in centimeters. There is one implied decimal place in the height (decimal points are not included in the data file). To produce the height in centimeters divide by 10. The height of the child is supposed to be the recumbent length of the child in most surveys. In surveys that include children born up tp 60 months before the interview, height is the recumbent length for children less than 24 months old and standing height for children born 24 or more months prior to the interview.