BMI Body Mass Index Calculator Children & Teens
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Children and Teenagers Body Mass Index Calculator

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Description:
Body mass index (BMI) is an indirect measurement or indicator of body fat level or fatness. BMI is based on a person's weight and height. It calculated by taking weight and dividing it by squared height. Child and teen weight status has four categories depending on the calculated BMI value and percentile ranking. The percentile ranking is based on the CDC BMI for age growth charts.

Percentile Range
Weight Status
Less than 5th
Underweight
5th to less than 85th
Normal
85th to less than 95th
Overweight
greater than 95th
Obese

Instructions:
Note: This calculator is for children and teens between the ages of 2 and 20 years. BMI calculations for adults use a different method.
1.
Select units. Select US/standard to use pounds and inches or metric to use kilograms and meters.
2.
Select gender of child or teen. Male for boys and female for girls.
3.
Enter birthday of child or teen. Note, age is calculated in months and years. The age result can be seen in the BMI Parameters under the solution.
4.
Enter weight and height. Note, the up and down steppers can be used to increment or decrement weight and height.
5.
Inspect calculations and results in parameters, charts and graphs.


Note:
This calculator is for children and teens between the ages of 2 and 20 years. For adults with an age of 20 years or greater use the following calculator:

Adult BMI (20 year of age and older)