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Table 1 Age- and sex-adjusted BMI cut-off points for severely obesity in the Dutch population [29]

From: Bariatric surgery in adolescents: a prospective randomized controlled trial comparing laparoscopic gastric banding to combined lifestyle interventions in adolescents with severe obesity (BASIC trial)

  Boys Girls
Age [years] BMI 35
[kg/m2]
BMI 40
[kg/m2]
BMI 35
[kg/m2]
BMI 40
[kg/m2]
14 32.9 38.4 33.3 39.4
15 33.7 39.1 33.9 39.7
16 34.2 39.5 34.3 39.9