Using the CDC BMI-for-age Growth Charts to Assess Growth in the United States Among Children and Teens Aged 2 Years to 20 Years

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Welcome to the online training course, Using the CDC BMI-for-age Growth Charts to Assess Growth in the United States Among Children Aged 2 Years to 20 Years.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that health care providers in primary care settings in the United States, use the 2000 CDC BMI-for-age growth charts to monitor the growth of children and teens aged 2 until aged 20 years.

This course was developed by the CDC to train health care providers and others who measure and assess growth on how to use the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) BMI-for-age growth charts to assess growth among children and teens aged 2 years to 20 years.

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The BMI-for-age growth charts are available at https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts.htm