Defining Childhood Obesity

Overweight & Obesity
Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir. The CDC Growth Charts are the most commonly used indicator to measure the size and growth patterns of children and teens in the United States. September 12, Content source: Check out the latest state initiatives and news related to nutrition, physical activity, overweight and obesity. For example, a year-old boy of average height 56 inches who weighs pounds would have a BMI of J Am Coll Cardiol ; 62

Defining Childhood Obesity

Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir. Weight Status Category Percentile Range Underweight Less than the 5th percentile Normal or Healthy Weight 5th percentile to less than the 85th percentile Overweight 85th to less than the 95th percentile Obese 95th percentile or greater.

Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: Pediatrics ; Supplement December Childhood obesity and cardiovascular dysfunction. J Am Coll Cardiol ; 62 Screening and interventions for childhood overweight: Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: Pediatrics ; Supplement December Childhood obesity and cardiovascular dysfunction.

J Am Coll Cardiol ; 62 Screening and interventions for childhood overweight: Get Email Updates To receive email updates about this page, enter your email address: October 20, Page last updated: Related Topics Diabetes Nutrition. Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir.

Weight Status Category Percentile Range Underweight Less than the 5th percentile Normal or Healthy Weight 5th percentile to less than the 85th percentile Overweight 85th to less than the 95th percentile Obese 95th percentile or greater. Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: Pediatrics ; Supplement December Childhood obesity and cardiovascular dysfunction.

J Am Coll Cardiol ; 62