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Table 1 Revised IOTF BMI cut-offs (kg/m2) using the pooled LMS curves [26]

From: Accelerated skeletal maturation is associated with overweight and obesity as early as preschool age: a cross-sectional study

Age (years) Males Females
BMI 18.5a BMI 25a BMI 30a BMI 18.5a BMI 25a BMI 30a
Thinness Overweight Obese Thinness Overweight Obese
3.0–3.49 14.83 17.85 19.50 14.60 17.64 19.38
3.5–3.99 14.66 17.66 19.33 14.44 17.48 19.25
4.0–4.49 14.51 17.52 19.23 14.30 17.36 19.16
4.5–4.99 14.38 17.43 19.20 14.16 17.27 19.14
5.0–5.49 14.26 17.39 19.27 14.04 17.23 19.20
5.5–5.99 14.15 17.42 19.46 13.93 17.25 19.36
6.0–6.49 14.06 17.52 19.76 13.85 17.33 19.62
6.5–6.99 14.00 17.67 20.15 13.81 17.48 19.96
  1. aIndicates BMI centile corresponding to BMI at age 18 using pooled LMS-based cut-offs
  2. IOTF International Obesity Task Force, BMI Body Mass Index, LMS smooth (Lambda), mean (Mu), coefficient of variation (Sigma)