LP35925-4     Body mass index (BMI)

DESCRIPTION
  Part: Body mass index
  Description: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
 
 

BASIC PART PROPERTIES
  Part: Body mass index
  Construct for LOINC short name: BMI
  Type: COMPONENT
  Status: ACTIVE
  Created On: 7/27/2005

LANGUAGE VARIANTS
 
  Chinese (CHINA)  (From: Lin Zhang, A LOINC volunteer from China)   SYNONYMS
  体质指数     BMI;体重指数;人体质量指数;身体质量指数
 
  Dutch (NETHERLANDS)  (From: NVKC, Dutch Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, The Netherlands)   SYNONYMS
  body mass index     BMI
 
  Italian (ITALY)  (From: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)    
  Indice di massa corporea (IMC)      
 
  Russian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)  (From: Yaroslavl State Medical Academy)    
  Индекс массы тела (ИМТ)      

INTERNAL FIELDS
  Detail Page Created On: 6/20/2019 2:32:21 PM
  Display name: Body mass index (BMI)
  Preferred Abbreviation: BMI