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Question :
Posted On : 05 Jun 2018
Can we use the BMI as an anthropometric measure to detect undernutriton_? If yes, what are the cut-off percentiles_?
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 :
benjamin yoki
3 years ago
denise sztajnbok
under z score -3
3 years ago
Tahir Javed
No. It’s helpful to diagnose obesity only.
3 years ago
chetan mahadeo nimbalakr
Below 18
3 years ago
Yes but l don’t know percentile
3 years ago

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