BMI and morbidity in relation to body composition: a cross-sectional study of a rural community in North-East India.

@article{Khongsdier2005BMIAM,
  title={BMI and morbidity in relation to body composition: a cross-sectional study of a rural community in North-East India.},
  author={Romendro Khongsdier},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={101-7}
}
This paper deals with BMI and morbidity in relation to body-fat mass (BFM) and fat-free mass (FFM). The analysis was based on cross-sectional data concerning the age, household income, anthropometry and morbidity of 575 males aged 18-59 years from a rural community in North-East India. Data on morbidity were based on the self-reported morbidity (SRM) of the subjects during the last 4 weeks before the survey, whereas data on BMI and body composition were estimated from anthropometry. It was… CONTINUE READING