Body Mass Index of Male Youths Aged 18-20 Years of the Han Nationality Living in Different Regions of China

@inproceedings{Shang2007BodyMI,
  title={Body Mass Index of Male Youths Aged 18-20 Years of the Han Nationality Living in Different Regions of China},
  author={Lei Shang and Xun Ping Jiang and Xiang-hong Bao and Fu-bo Xue and Yongyong Xu},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2007}
}
The study was conducted to assess the nutritional status and levels of body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) and to evaluate the geographical distribution of male youths of the Han nationality in China. In total, 60,773 male youths, aged 18-20 years, of the Han nationality, were categorized into underweight, normal-weight, overweight, and obesity according to the international adult BMI cut-offs. Different levels of nutritional status and BMI of male youths of the Han nationality were compared among… CONTINUE READING

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