Growth reference 5-19 years

BMI-for-age (5-19 years)

Interpretation of cut-offs

Overweight: >+1SD (equivalent to BMI 25 kg/m2 at 19 years)
Obesity: >+2SD (equivalent to BMI 30 kg/m2 at 19 years)
Thinness: <-2SD
Severe thinness: <-3SD

Charts

Tables

Expanded tables for constructing national health cards

Computation of centiles and z-scores

Comparison with IOTF and CDC

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