BMI STANDARD FOR CHILDREN
BOY
Severely Underweight
Underweight
Acceptable Weight
Acceptable Weight
Overweight
Severely Overweight
Age
< 3rd Percentile
3rd - < 5th Percentile
5th - < 85th Percentile
85th - < 90th Percentile
90th - < 97th Percentile
>= 97th Percentile
6
< 12.9
12.9
13.2
18.1
18.9
21.5
7
< 13.1
13.1
13.4
19
19.9
23.1
8
< 13.3
13.3
13.7
19.8
21
24.7
9
< 13.6
13.6
13.9
20.7
21.9
26.1
10
< 13.9
13.9
14.2
21.5
22.8
27.4
11
< 14.2
14.2
14.6
22.3
23.7
28.4
12
< 14.5
14.5
14.9
22.9
24.4
29.3
13
< 14.8
14.8
15.2
23.6
25.1
30.1
14
< 15.1
15.1
15.5
24.1
25.6
30.7
15
< 15.4
15.4
15.9
24.6
26.2
31.3
16
< 15.7
15.7
16.2
25.1
26.6
31.8
17
< 16
16
16.4
25.5
27.1
32.2
18
< 16.2
16.2
16.7
25.9
27.5
32.5
19
< 16.5
16.5
17
26.3
27.8
32.9
20
< 16.7
16.7
17.2
26.6
28.2
33.2
GIRL
Severely Underweight
Underweight
Acceptable Weight
Acceptable Weight
Overweight
Severely Overweight
Age
< 3rd Percentile
3rd - < 5th Percentile
5th - < 85th Percentile
85th - < 90th Percentile
90th - < 97th Percentile
>= 97th Percentile
6
< 12.7
12.7
12.9
17.6
18.4
20.6
7
< 12.9
12.9
13.2
18.4
19.2
21.9
8
< 13.2
13.2
13.5
19.2
20.2
23.2
9
< 13.5
13.5
13.8
20
21.1
24.5
10
< 13.8
13.8
14.2
20.8
22
25.7
11
< 14.2
14.2
14.5
21.6
22.8
26.7
12
< 14.5
14.5
14.9
22.2
23.5
27.6
13
< 14.9
14.9
15.3
22.8
24.1
28.4
14
< 15.2
15.2
15.6
23.3
24.7
29
15
< 15.5
15.5
15.9
23.8
25.1
29.5
16
< 15.8
15.8
16.2
24.1
25.5
29.8
17
< 16
16
16.4
24.4
25.8
30.1
18
< 16.2
16.2
16.6
24.7
26
30.4
19
< 16.4
16.4
16.8
24.9
26.3
30.6
20
< 16.5
16.5
17
25.1
26.5
30.8
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