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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Both pre-pregnant body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain are known risk factors for GDM.
Body mass index (BMI) was calculated by using the formula ' BMI = Weight (kgs) / Height (m2), while waist to hip ratio (WHR) was calculated by the formula ' WHR = Waist girth/Hip girth.
There were 16 total number of patients with body mass index of less than 25, out of them 14(28%), 1(2%), 1(2%), had apnea-hypopnea index less than 5, 5-14 and 15-29 respectively.
Editor's Note: When B vitamin dietary intake was examined, consuming more thiamine, riboflavin, and folate was associated with a lower body mass index.
Not only that, at 23 my Body Mass Index is healthy as well.
Impact of body mass index on cost and clinical outcomes after percutaneous nephrostolithotomy.
The subjects' body mass index was obtained as weight divided by squared height in metric system (kg/[m.
Researchers will measure weight, body mass index, body fat percentage, blood pressure and give advice to the individuals on any and all of these measurements.
Body mass index (BMI) is the standard measurement used to relate a person's weight and height.
The researchers divided study participants into four body mass index groups.
Baseline values of body mass index is not defined in this study.
Body mass index was calculated according to World Health Organization (2002) definition.
Using graphs in a page per country presentation format, the report provides information on prevalence, trends in metabolic risk factors (cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index and blood sugar) alongside data on the country's capacity to tackle the diseases.
This three-phase program educates patients on cardiovascular disease (CVD) management, and helps design a heart-healthy lifestyle by incorporating supervised exercise while reducing other risk factors, such as high blood pressure, cholesterol levels, body mass index and insulin resistance (9, 13).