Body mass index as indicator of standard of living in developing countries

Abstract

Objective: To assess the suitability of the body mass index (BMI) as an indicator of standard of living in developing countries.Design, setting and subjects: The analysis is based on data collected in the first two rounds of the Ghana Living Standards Survey, held in 1987/88 (GLSS-I) and 1988/89 (GLSS-II). The dataset provides information on a wide range of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1600528

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