The six steps outlined here to plot and interpret BMI-for-age are
similar to those used for a general growth assessment.
An instruction sheet on the
Use and Interpretation of the WHO and CDC
Growth Charts For Children from Birth to 20 Years in the United States
contains detailed instructions for the above steps.
Example Case Study
The following case is an example of an anthropometric assessment of "Sam’s" physical growth by using the steps recommended to determine, plot, and interpret BMI-for-age. You can choose to view this example by using the metric system or the English system.