Body Mass Index: A Scientific Evidence-Based Inquiry

OBJECTVE: To objectively and critically assess body mass index and to propose alternatives for relating body weight and height that are evidence-based and that eliminate or reduce the limitations of the body mass index. METHODS: To analyze the relations involving weight and height, we used 2 databas...

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Main Authors: Djalma Rabelo Ricardo, Claudio Gil Soares de Araújo
Format: Article
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia (SBC) 2002-07-01
Series:Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
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