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LP35925-4Body mass index (BMI)Active

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

Basic Part Properties

Name
Body mass index
Type
Component
Created On
2005-07-27
Construct for LOINC Short Name
BMI

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https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=LP35925-4

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
体质指数
Synonyms: BMI;体重指数;人体质量指数;身体质量指数
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
body mass index
Synonyms: BMI
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Indice di massa corporea (IMC)
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Индекс массы тела (ИМТ)