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THE BODY MASS INDEX OF A THREE (3) YEARS OLD CHILD IN ZONE 10, PROMISE LAND, TAGOLOAN

MISAMIS OREINTAL DECEMBER 3-4, 2013

BY:
TUMIMBANG, BRISBAN C.
DELA CRUZ, JOZABETH C,
ARPON, ORIE ANN C.
CASANO, MARICAR P.
BALA,MIA MAY L.
CAPIN,JANETH T.

INTRODUCTION

Many children today live in a unhealthy weight in relation to their height used to assess a potentaila
problems and their growth. because having a high or low BMI percentile increases a child risk for various
health condition

The importance of BMI is t determine where he or she belongs in a category of a body mass index.
Understanding one BMI can help them to prevent from any health disorders. Body mass index is a tool of
calculation of one weight in relation to their height which use to assess the body fat and potential body
fat and potential weight problems. Basically the results revealed the child growth patterns indicating their
growth history . in addition the health of a child depends on the environment where they live.

According to by Berrington de Gonzales D.phil., A study looking death at any cause from that a body
mass index BMI between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with lowest risk of death in healthy non –smoking
adults . investigators provided precise estimates of the increased risk of death among people who are
overweight and obese. Previous studies that examined the risk of death and other showing a reduce risk.a
also the precise risks for different levels of obesity were uncertain.

Our objectives is to let the residence in a barangay be aware of the body mass index of their child
second is to let them understand the BMI of their children. Lastly, is to let them know what is the
circumstances of body mass index of a child especially the 3 years old child

Methodology

This study was conducted in promise land . zone 10 tagoloan misamis oriental , which focuses on
the body mass index as well as the nutritional status of the shild in terms of their age , gender and their
environment.

The team gathered information though recording the data from barangay. The team asked for
record about the height and weight of a 0-3 old child which the team needed to calculate the body mass
index.
Findings

In the table below , almost of the children are under weigh.