Child BMI calculator
The body mass index is used to define a person’s build
Interpreting a Child’s BMI
The BMI calculation formula is the same for both adults and children, but the result is interpreted differently.
A child’s BMI using the body build curve
After calculating the child’s BMI, you will need to check the result against the body mass curve, which will depend on the child’s age and height. However, the BMI for a boy and girl are interpreted differently, because the body mass curves differ from one gender to the other.