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LP35925-4   Body mass 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 with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

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Body mass index

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First Released
Version 2.15
Last Updated
Version 2.73
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Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
de-AT German (Austria) Synonyms: Body-Mass-Index (BMI)
de-DE German (Germany) Body Mass Index (BMI):Verhältnis:Zeitpunkt:^Patient:Quantitativ:
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Índice de masa corporal:Proporción:Punto temporal:^ Paciente:Cuantitativo:
fr-FR French (France) Indice de masse corporelle:Ratio:Ponctuel:Patient:Numérique:
it-IT Italian (Italy) Indice di massa corporea (IMC):Rapporto:Pt:^Paziente:Qn:
Synonyms: paziente Peso del corpo - atomico Punto nel tempo (episodio)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) body mass index:verhouding:moment:^patiënt:kwantitatief:
Synonyms: BMI
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Índice de massa corpórea:Ratio:Pt:^Paciente:Qn:
Synonyms: ; BMI; Rto; Point in time; Random; Quantitative; QNT; Quant; Quan; bod; Bodies; BODY WEIGHT.ATOM; BODY WEIGHT.ATOM
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Индекс массы тела (ИМТ):Отношение:ТчкВрм:^Пациент:Колич:
Synonyms: Количественный Коэффициент;Соотношение;Пропорция Точка во времени;Момент
zh-CN Chinese (China) 体质指数:比率:时间点:^患者:定量型:
Synonyms: BMI;体重指数;人体质量指数;身体质量指数 一般体重;一般身体重量;身体重量.原子型 医疗服务对象;客户;病人;病患;病号;超系统 - 病人 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 来自于不同体系的两个观察指标之比;比;比值 物体

Example Units

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kg/m2 Example UCUM Units

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