LOINC
Version 2.71

59576-9Body mass index (BMI) [Percentile] Per age and sexActive

Term Description

The percentile of a patient's body mass index indicates the relative position of the patient's BMI number among a given population. For children and teens the interpretation of BMI is both age- and sex-specific.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Part Description

LP35925-4   Body mass index
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Body mass index
Property
Prctl
Time
Pt
System
^Patient
Scale
Qn
Method
Per age and sex

Additional Names

Short Name
BMI Prctl Per age+sex

Basic Attributes

Class
BDYWGT.MOLEC
Type
Clinical
First Released
Version 2.32
Last Updated
Version 2.66
Change Reason
Updated "Gender" to "Sex" in Method to to correctly represent the concept based on WHO definitions of sex and gender

Reference Information

Type Source Reference
Webcontent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC description

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
94137-7 HEDIS 2020 Value Sets
96068-2 HEDIS MY 2020 Value Sets

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
体质指数:百分位数:时间点:^患者:定量型:按照年龄和性别
fr-FRFrench (France)
Indice de masse corporelle:Percentile:Ponctuel:Patient:Numérique:Fonction de l'âge et du sexe
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Indice di massa corporea (IMC):Prctl:Pt:^Paziente:Qn:Per età e genere
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Índice de massa corpórea::Pt:^Paciente:Qn:Por idade e sexo

Example Units

Unit Source
% Example UCUM Units

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

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