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BODY MASS INDEX (B.M.I.). Calculating B.M.I. Weight (kg) = B.M.I. (kg/m 2 ) Height 2 (m 2 )

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1 BODY MASS INDEX (B.M.I.)

2 Calculating B.M.I. Weight (kg) = B.M.I. (kg/m 2 ) Height 2 (m 2 )

3 Interpreting B.M.I. < 18 = Underweight = Normal range = Overweight = Obese (Grade I) 35+ = Obese (Grade II)

4 B.M.I. Graph

5 Stature-for-age/Weight-for-age – BOYS – 2 to 20 years Growth Charts - Percentiles

6 Length-for-age/Weight-for-age – BOYS – Birth to 36 months Growth Charts - Percentiles

7 Head circumference-for-age/Weight- for-length - BOYS – Birth to 36 months Growth Charts - Percentiles

8 Weight-for-stature – BOYS Growth Charts - Percentiles

9 Length-for-age/Weight-for-age – GIRLS – Birth to 36 months Growth Charts - Percentiles

10 Stature-for-age/Weight-for-age – GIRLS – 2 to 20 years Growth Charts - Percentiles

11 Head circumference-for-age/Weight- for-length – GIRLS – Birth to 36 months Growth Charts - Percentiles

12 Weight-for-stature – GIRLS Growth Charts - Percentiles

13 Online B.M.I. Calculator Link to this website for a B.M.I. Calculator: Click here


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