Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI): BMI, calculated as weight in kg divided by squared height in meters, is one tool that treatment providers use to determine weight targets for eating disordered patients. The CDC publishes BMI-for-age growth charts for the United States: for boys age 2-20 ; for girls ages 2-20. Additional CDC growth charts.

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