Translation of body mass index in Spanish:

body mass index

índice de masa corporal, n.

nounPlural indexes

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    índice de masa corporal masculine
    • When researchers define obesity, they use the body mass index, a calculation using height and weight.
    • The children kept a diary of drinks consumed and their body mass index was measured at 6 and 12 months.
    • The groups were comparable in terms of age, weight, body mass index, height, marital status, occupation, and parity.
    • A child with a body mass index at or above the 95th percentile for age and sex is considered overweight.
    • Height, weight, calculated body mass index, and blood pressures were recorded.
    • Risk factors for preeclampsia include a history of high blood pressure and a body mass index of 30 or higher.
    • A simple calculation known as the body mass index is used to gauge whether a person is overweight.
    • Lee explained that the body mass index is calculated by dividing one's weight in kilograms by the square of one's height in meters.
    • Mean body mass index only increased significantly in 12 year old females.
    • In contrast the body mass index measures the sum of fat mass and fat free mass, and it is impossible to know the relative contributions of each.
    • We calculated body mass index from measured height and weight.
    • The physical examination should assess the child's height, weight, and body mass index.
    • Patients' weight and height were measured and their body mass index calculated.
    • The average age of the patients was 55 years and the average body mass index was 31.
    • There was no difference in body mass index, other psychological measures, or dieting behaviour between the groups.
    • Check your body mass index too; BMI is a measure of your weight relative to your height.
    • Mean body mass index and associations between birth weight and body mass index at each age in the subset were similar to those for the larger dataset.
    • We examined trends in weight, height, and body mass index in a defined population between 1989 and 1998.
    • Their mothers are short and underweight, with a mean body mass index of only 18.
    • To study obesity we use body mass index or weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters.