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Training Module: Using the BMI-for-Age Growth Charts

What is BMI?
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Self-Test Questions:

Question 1 BMI-for-age is a diagnostic tool used to identify children and teens who are underweight, overweight, or obese.
Question 2

BMI is age- and sex-specific for children and teens aged 2 to 20 years. Thus, sex-specific BMI-for-age is the measure used to classify children and teens as underweight, overweight, or obese:


Question 2

John is 22 months old. BMI-for-age can be used to determine if he is underweight, overweight, or obese.



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