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Describe the features of a body mass index problem.?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Too low or too high

The body mass index or bmi is a ratio of height and weight.
Normal is from18 to 25. Too low = underweight. 25 to 30 is overweight. Over 30 is obese.

In brief: Too low or too high

The body mass index or bmi is a ratio of height and weight.
Normal is from18 to 25. Too low = underweight. 25 to 30 is overweight. Over 30 is obese.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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Holly Barth
General Practice
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In brief: BMI

Body mass index (bmi) uses a person's height and weight to estimate if they are maintaining a healthy weight.
Accuracy and usefulness can vary depending on muscle mass, as a heavily muscled 200 lb man is obviously not the same thing as an obese 200lb man. See this link for a sample bmi calculator: http://www.Nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/.

In brief: BMI

Body mass index (bmi) uses a person's height and weight to estimate if they are maintaining a healthy weight.
Accuracy and usefulness can vary depending on muscle mass, as a heavily muscled 200 lb man is obviously not the same thing as an obese 200lb man. See this link for a sample bmi calculator: http://www.Nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/.
Holly Barth
Holly Barth
Answer assisted by Holly Barth, Medical Student
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