Body mass index

Known as: Quetelet's Index, Index, Body Mass, Quetelets Index 
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Monitoring levels and trends in premature mortality is crucial to understanding how societies can address prominent… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma are common diseases with a heterogeneous distribution… (More)
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2017
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2017
OBJECTIVE The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board… (More)
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2017
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2017
BACKGROUND Adolescent overweight and obesity has increased globally, and can be associated with short- and long-term health… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
INTRODUCTION The Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has continued development and standardization of… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Importance Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are needed for cancer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Common variants at only two loci, FTO and MC4R, have been reproducibly associated with body mass index (BMI) in humans. To… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Obesity is a serious international health problem that increases the risk of several common diseases. The genetic factors… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Body mass index (BMI) is the cornerstone of the current classification system for obesity and its advantages are widely exploited… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Reference curves for stature and weight in British children have been available for the past 30 years, and have recently been… (More)
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