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Table 1 World Health Organization 2007 reference cutoffs for screening of under- and over-nutrition

From: Nutritional status of children and adolescents in three Serbian enclaves in Kosovo and Metohija

Parameter World Health Organization 2007 reference
Stunting (Height-for-age) <−2 SD
Severe stunting (Height-for-age) <−3 SD
Underweight (BMI-for-age) <−2 SD
Severe Underweight (BMI-for-age) <−3 SD
Overweight (BMI-for-age) > + 1 SD
Obesity (BMI-for-age) > + 2 SD
Severe Obesity (BMI-for-age) > + 3 SD