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Posted On : 06/05/2018 00:00:08
Can we use the BMI as an anthropometric measure to detect undernutriton_? If yes, what are the cut-off percentiles_?
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Expert Answer :
BMI is not the only parameter to look for undernutrition. One needs to look at weight and height and their z scores.
Answer Discussion :
B
benjamin yoki
yes,18.4
4 months ago
D
denise sztajnbok
under z score -3
4 months ago
T
Tahir Javed
No. It’s helpful to diagnose obesity only.
4 months ago
C
chetan mahadeo nimbalakr
Below 18
4 months ago
M
methaq
Yes but l don’t know percentile
4 months ago
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