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Body mass index

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Topical headingBody mass index
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Variant(s)BMI (Body mass index)
See alsoAnthropometry
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Human body--Composition
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Found inWork cat.: Odgen, C.L. Mean body weight, height, and body mass index, United States, 1960-2002.
Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health WWW site, Nov. 14, 2005 (body mass index is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women; variant, BMI) WWW site, Houghton Mifflin Co. dictionary, Nov. 14, 2005 (body mass index, abbr. BMI, a measurement of the relative percentages of fat and muscle mass in the human body, in which weight in kilograms is divided by height in meters and the result used as an index of obesity)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dept. of Health and Human Services WWW site, Nov. 14, 2005 (BMI, body mass index)