BMI Percentile Calculator for Child and Teen: Results
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❗ Please check the accuracy of the information you entered. If the values are correct, the following shows the calculated BMI.
Based on the height and weight entered, the BMI is , placing the BMI-for-age at percentile for s. This falls in the BMI category. Having excess weight can increase a child or teen’s risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, or other chronic conditions. BMI is a screening measure and is not intended to diagnose disease or illness.
underweight, less than the 5th percentile
healthy weight, 5th percentile up to the 85th percentile
overweight, 85th to less than the 95th percentile
obesity, equal to or greater than the 95th percentile
You can also view these results on a BMI-for-age Percentile Growth Chart.
BMI-for-age percentile is an estimate of how a child’s weight compares to that of other children of the same age and sex. For more information, visit About Child and Teen BMI.
This BMI calculator is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Discuss your BMI category with your healthcare provider as BMI may relate to your overall health and well-being. Your healthcare provider might determine possible reasons for and recommend support or treatment.
Maintaining a BMI in the healthy weight category is one way to support overall health and well-being as you age.Maintaining a weight in the healthy BMI range is one way to support overall health as you age. For more information on the importance of lifestyle approaches to healthy weight, visit Healthy Weight.