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Accuracy of body mass index measurements in community-dwelling older Japanese people based on self-reported anthropometric data

Body Composition Assessment
N Kamide wt al.
Used Parameters : BW

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Japan

Journal : European Geriatric Medicine

Purpose The aim was to assess the accuracy of body mass index (BMI) measurements in Japanese older people based on self-reported anthropometric data. Methods The study participants were 420 older people aged 65 years or older who were living independently in their communities. The participants' BMIs were calculated based on height and weight values obtained from self-reported questionnaires and actual measurements. The concordance between self-reported and measured BMI values was then analyzed using …
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