Changes in the distribution of body mass index
of adult children in the US population.
The association between body mass index
and osteoporosis in patients referred for a bone mineral density examination.
The study found that 19 patients out of 48 patients were overweight, 16(32%) patients had a body mass index
less than 25, 19(38%) patients had a body mass index
between 25-30, 8(16%) patients between 30-40 and 5 (10%) had body mass index
more than 40.
Comparison of body mass index
with body fat percentage in the evaluation of obesity in Chinese.
Rate of simultaneous non-AIDS conditions increase with body mass index
Underweight 56% Normal weight 62% Overweight 67% Obese 69% Figure 1.
Body mass index
is assigned by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most useful epidemiological measure of obesity7.
On average, blood pressure has decreased since 1980; body mass index
has increased; and glucose levels have risen.
Body mass index
is used to determine a person's body fat through a calculation using height and weight.
There probably is some plateauing in adults, too, but many of them get bariatric surgery at a healthier state [a lower body mass index
], so they often get down to a body mass index
that is closer to normal," he said in an interview.
At Cincinnati Children's and other centers, adolescents who are candidates for bariatric surgery must have a body mass index
of at least 40 kg/m2 as well a serious comorbidity such as type 2 diabetes or sleep apnea, Dr.
Recently, studies have been conducted to assess the association of the body mass index
These included: body mass index
(BMI), exercise, diet, alcohol consumption, use of non-narcotic analgesics (for example, acetaminophen), and intake of folic acid.