Percentile of Body Fat Percentage for Diagnose Obese Among Selected Number of Preschool Children in Yangsan
우리나라 학동전기 아동에서 비만진단을 위한 체지방률 백분위수

Min-Jeong Jeong, Young-Ju Yun, Bong-Hyun Kim, Ki-Bong Kim
2011 The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine  
Objectives This study was designed to regulate the percentile of body fat percentage by Bioelectrical Impedence Analysis (BIA) in order to detect overweight and obesity in preschool children. Methods 1301 three to six year old children's height, weight, and body fat percentage using BIA was measured. Results The percent of the boys with 85th percentiles of the body fat percentage were 22.3%(3years), 23.4%(3.5years), 23.9%(4years), 24.8%(4.5years), 22.8%(5years), 24.6%(5.5years) and
more » ... . The percent of the girls with 95th percentiles of the body fat percentage were 24.9%For the girls, the percent of girls with 85th percentiles of body fat percentage were 23.3%(3years), 24.4%(3.5years), 23.6%(4years), 23.7%(4.5years), 24.7%(5years), 26.0%(5.5years) and 28.1%(6years). And the 95th percentiles of the body fat percentage were 28. Conclusions The 85th percentiles of body fat percentage to classify as overweight and the 95th percentiles of body fat percentage to classify as obesity were accord with the Body Mass Index (BMI) criteria by the Korean pediatrics society in 2007.
doi:10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.1.082 fatcat:zziz24jys5e3rdnz64wxpwwrnm