Credentials

BMI

The base for the data are the WHO tables:

BMI-Tables for girls up to 5 years BMI-Tables for boys up to 5 years BMI-Tables for girls from 5 to 19 years BMI-Tables for boys from 5 to 19 years

ABSI

Reference: Center for Endokrinologie and Metabolism Nymphenburg

The calculation is made according to Krakauer, Nir Y.; Jesse C. Krakauer (2012-07-18): A New Body Shape Index Predicts Mortality Hazard Independently of Body Mass Index