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BMI

(medicine)
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7] BMI is calculated by dividing the subject's mass by the square of his or her height, typically expressed in kg/mt.
To compare different BMI metrics, the researchers reviewed data from 6,977 children aged 2-17 years participating in the longitudinal Bogalusa Heart Study who were examined in two or more cross-sectional studies.
A Mann-Whitney test was used to identify differences in preoperative, postoperative, and pre-to-postoperative improvements in results for aTSA and rTSA patients sorted into three different BMI groups: less than 25, 25 to 35, and greater 35, where p < 0.
Graham s earlier jobs have developed a strong operational and planned emphasis mostly in private healthcare for BMI Healthcare and its parent company Netcare in South African.
As part of its membership, BMI Bank will also have access to the BFX clearing house, the BFX Clearing and Depository Corporation (BCDC), which will allow it to offer clearing and settlement services to its customers and to the other trading members of the BFX.
Speaking on behalf of the Board of Directors, Sheikh AbdulMalik bin Abdullah Al Khalili, chairman of BMI said: 'I take this opportunity to thank Andrew for his hard work, dedication and leadership of the business over the last three years and wish him the best in his future endeavors.
Of those 689, 34% (237) were obese and 66% (452) were not obese based on BMI.
The researchers analyzed 28-day mortality, number of days on a ventilator, days spent in the ICU, and days in the hospital in an effort to see the impact of higher BMI on outcomes.
Obese: In adults, a BMI greater than 30; in children, a BMI in the 95th or higher percentile for their age.
This audit was designed to assess the degree of accuracy between reported and measured BMI in our patient group.
Furthermore, researchers use body mass index--weight for a given height--to rate body fat, and BMI doesn't work so well in older people.