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Weight-Height Relationships among Eight Populations of West African Origin: The Case against Constant BMI Standards

Citation

Long, Andrew E.; Prewitt, T. E.; Kaufman, Jay S.; Rotimi, Charles N.; Cooper, Richard S.; & McGee, Daniel L. (1998). Weight-Height Relationships among Eight Populations of West African Origin: The Case against Constant BMI Standards. International Journal of Obesity, 22(9), 842-6.

Abstract

Objective: To ascertain whether constant body mass index (BMI) standards are appropriate in genetically similar populations.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ijo.0800670

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

International Journal of Obesity

Author(s)

Long, Andrew E.
Prewitt, T. E.
Kaufman, Jay S.
Rotimi, Charles N.
Cooper, Richard S.
McGee, Daniel L.

Year Published

1998

Volume Number

22

Issue Number

9

Pages

842-6

Reference ID

1485