body mass index

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Synonyms for body mass index

a measure of someone's weight in relation to height

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The most common international method to measure the obesity is the body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index.
The body mass index (BMI) also known as the Quetelet index is used far more commonly for measuring obesity.
BMI was calculated according to the Quetelet index (Harb et al.
23) In 1972, Ancel Keys who popularized what was originally the Quetelet Index (24) said the measure should be used for populations and not individuals.
Following these tests carried out significant differences between the control group and a two experimental groups both Quetelet Index measurement and the measurement of Body Mass Index.