Student's Q and A

Antropometric indices

Antropometric indices

by Liza Akter -
Number of replies: 4
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Can we use BMI for children?

In reply to Liza Akter

Re: Antropometric indices

by Iffath ara -

Yes we can use BMI for children but for children and teens, BMI is not a diagnostic tool. We usually calculate BMI for adult whose age is above 18 but in difficult situation we can use BMI for children too. 

In reply to Liza Akter

Re: Antropometric indices

by Iffath ara -

Yes we can use BMI for children but for children and teens, BMI is not a diagnostic tool. We usually calculate BMI for adult whose age is above 18 but in difficult situation we can use BMI for children too.