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39156-5Body mass index (BMI) [Ratio]Active

Part Description

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

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Body mass index
Property
Ratio
Time
Pt
System
^Patient
Scale
Qn
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
BMI

Basic Attributes

Class
BDYWGT.ATOM
Type
Clinical
First Released
Version 2.15
Last Updated
Version 2.66

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
体质指数:比率:时间点:^患者:定量型:
nl-NLDutch (NETHERLANDS)
body mass index:verhouding:moment:^patiënt:kwantitatief:
fr-FRFrench (FRANCE)
Body mass index:Ratio:Pt:^Patient:Qn:
it-ITItalian (ITALY)
Indice di massa corporea (IMC):Rapporto:Pt:^Paziente:Qn:
pt-BRPortuguese (BRAZIL)
Índice de massa corpórea:Ratio:Pt:^Paciente:Qn:
ru-RURussian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Индекс массы тела (ИМТ):Отношение:ТчкВрм:^Пациент:Колич:

Example Units

Unit Source
kg/m2 Example UCUM Units

Units and Range

Range
kg/m2:[18,25];
Unit Type

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=39156-5