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BMI should go away

Posted by silvalli on 03 Apr 2012 at 20:22 GMT

to enhance the accuracy of BMI estimates

There are other simple measurements that are much better, such as waist-hip ratio and Sagittal Abdominal Diameter.

It's a pity that these free easy-to-use tests that require no equipment were not included in the study. This study could have put these measurements on the map and could have led to the elimination of BMI in common usage.

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