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Body mass index

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Metadata item type:Help on this termProperty
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269114
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termA measure of body fat that gives an indication of nutritional status. Body mass index is the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters.
Property group:Help on this termPhysical characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary 30th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders

Relational attributes

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Adult—body mass index Health, Standard 01/03/2005
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Child—body mass index Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Person—body mass index (classification) Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015

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