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what is the average bmi for a 15 year old

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
BMI 27.5: bit overweight, ideal BMI is between 20 -25, diet first and exercise are the best tactics, half of your plate would be green salad/vegetables/fruits a ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chethan Sarabu
10 years experience Pediatrics
You're at a good BMI: Bmi only takes height and weight into consideration and so at 5'4" and 9stone3 (129lbs) you have a bmi of 22.1 normal bmi weight range is 18.5 to 24. ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Grella
28 years experience Pediatrics
See BMI calculator: Bmi is calculated by entering height and weight (pounds or kg, not in stones) into a bmi calculator - you can find one at http://pediatrics.About.Com/ ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Depends on height: Hi. BMI is a measure of body habitus that is calculated using your height and weight. It does not take age (in adults) into account. So 20 years old d ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
11 years experience Ophthalmology
Need to know: the height in order to make the estimate for weight. Feel free to repost with the additional info.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
40 years experience Family Medicine
BMI: Bmi is calculated weight to height. Ideal and high risk are standardized for adult ideal is18.5 to 25, 25 to 30 is overweight and 30 plus is conside ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alfreda jr
14 years experience Internal Medicine
BMI : 150-180 pounds. Or a bmi of 19-24.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Body mass index: There's a wide range of normal for weight & height that depends upon age, gender, ethnicity and other variables including nutritional status. Chec ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ranges: Bmi categories: underweight = <18.5 normal weight = 18.5–24.9 overweight = 25–29.9 obesity = bmi of 30 or greater.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Healthy BMI: The current accepted "normal" bmi is between 18.5-24.9.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Range: between 16.5 and 25 is in the normal range.

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