Terms used in official statistics

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Body Mass Index


Definition:

The mass index is the ratio of weight to height in one value - BMI. The values are divided into ranges that are weight, underweight, overweight or obese (including morbid obesity).



Body mass index (BMI) according to the formula: [weight/ (height *height/10000)]


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Agata Czekalska
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