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BMI Calculator and Curves

  • Body Mass Index Calculator

  • This one also gives BMI Z Score

    USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center


    Z-score can be a useful way of following weight in obese children who are above 97th centile

    • Overweight based on 25kg/m2 for adult
    • Obese based on 30kg/m2 for adult

    BMI Curves

    Sourced from: Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: international survey. Tim Cole et al. BMJ 2000;320:1240 ( 6 May )

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