Comments and Key points
This article addresses the variability of adolescent’s body fat percentage, versus their body mass index. The charts show this variability, meaning that at a given BMI value, body fat percentage can be high or low, over a very significant range.
For those who are curious, the formulas given in this article were:
adolescent girls Body Fat percentage = 1.446 x BMI – 3.6
adult women’s Body Fat percentage = 1.816 x BMI – 13.99