Accuracy of Body Mass Index Cutoffs for Classifying Obesity in Chilean Children and Adolescents

Objective: To determine the accuracy of two international Body Mass Index (BMI) cut-offs for classifying obesity compared to the percentage of fat mass (%FM) assessed by Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) in a Chilean sample of children and adolescents; Material and Methods: The subjects studied...

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Main Authors: Rossana Gómez-Campos, Raquel David Langer, Roseane de Fátima Guimarães, Mariana Contiero San Martini, Marco Cossio-Bolaños, Miguel de Arruda, Gil Guerra-Júnior, Ezequiel Moreira Gonçalves
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2016-05-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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