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Body Mass Index Percentile Curves in Children and Adolescents

Purpose:

To calculate and interpret the body mass index (BMI) of pediatric patients.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

other testing, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E40-E46, E66, F50

Description:

The body mass index is an indirect measure of obesity which can be used to assess children and adolescents. Data was collected in White boys and girls to allow comparison of child with others of the same age and gender.

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