Body Mass Index adjustment for sitting height for better assessment of obesity risks in Maltese women.

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OBJECTIVE This study is aimed to assess the influence of body shape on Body Mass Index (BMI) estimations by determining the Sitting Height to Standing height ratio. METHODS The study population included 291 non-pregnant premenopausal Maltese women aged 20-54 years. These women were assessed using the following anthropometric measurements: Body weight (Kg… (More)
DOI: 10.3233/JRS-2011-0540

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@article{AbouHussein2011BodyMI, title={Body Mass Index adjustment for sitting height for better assessment of obesity risks in Maltese women.}, author={S. D. Abou-Hussein and Mario Abela and C Savona-ventura}, journal={The International journal of risk & safety in medicine}, year={2011}, volume={23 4}, pages={241-8} }